Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: U.S. Military

Will Trump ride Pentagon spending to re-election?

Ten months from now we’ll know whether Trump’s attempt to ride the Pentagon to re-election was a wise gamble or ultimate foolishness.

How the military-industrial complex gets away with murder in contract after...

As the latest Pentagon budget shows, no matter the revelations, there will be no reckoning when it comes to this country’s endless wars or its military establishment.

Combat veterans tell us what we need to know about war

"Enough of the horror!"

Iran’s Parliament declared U.S. military and Pentagon terrorists

Iran passes a bill designating all U.S. forces as terror groups after the assassination of Soleimani.

Meet the CEOs raking it in from Trump’s aggression toward Iran

As long as we allow the top executives of our privatized war economy to reap unlimited rewards, the profit motive for war in Iran—or anywhere—will persist.

The Pentagon budget still rising, 40 years later

The rationale for spending more than $700 billion a year on the Pentagon—and well over $1.2 trillion for national security writ large—simply does not exist.

‘Atrocious’: 188 Democrats join GOP to hand Trump $738 billion military...

"Every member of Congress who voted to give the most corrupt, unhinged, and unstable president in history $738 billion to fight endless wars...must never tell us that we cannot afford Medicare for All or a Green New Deal."

‘Afghan Papers’ wouldn’t be needed if we had a real independent...

Embedded journalists and news organizations that hire retired generals for commentary don’t give the true picture.

Insignia, badges, and medals for a climate-wracked era

The U.S. military on a planet from hell.

Soldiers who fight war

A new book refutes a central myth about the Vietnam War.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."