Monday, June 14, 2021

Tag: U.S. Military

America’s commandos deployed to 141 countries

And “criminal misconduct” followed.

Would a draft matter?

Maybe the real conclusion should be that, as long as war is this country’s default option and peace the aberration, reinstating the draft would amount to little more than a change of wardrobe.

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.

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Chicago cop arrested for storming Capitol building

The charges against Officer Karol Chwiesiuk each carry up to a year in prison if convicted.

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.

Why the Second Amendment protects a ‘well-regulated militia’ but not a private citizen militia

The California case raises troubling questions about the meaning and proper role of “militias” under the Second Amendment.

How democrats and progressives undermined the potential of the Biden-Putin summit

Progressives went along with Democratic Party leaders and corporate liberal media as they fueled the momentum toward a nuclear doomsday.

The big threat of fences across the West

The American West contains 620,000 miles of fencing, threatening the migration of pronghorn, mule deer and other species.