There’s a huge opportunity cost to America’s enormous military budget.
Military spending will reach $700 billion under the deal to reopen the government, despite reports of hundreds of billions in Pentagon waste.
There’s a likely ending to all this military bluster and buildup, and it’s one that goes boom.
Backing down from nuclear war would make us a lot safer than piling more money into the Pentagon.
The anti-war movement needs money, and the Koch brothers have it. But it comes with strings attached.
If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state — and no one but China to keep us afloat.
If Trump is a Manchurian candidate, on whose behalf is he working?
In one video clip, a glimpse of the Trump team’s plan to divide Europe, cozy up to right-wing dictatorships, and rally the extreme right.
The president wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
Throwing money at the Pentagon while gutting other programs that protect Americans shouldn’t make anyone feel safer.
Trump’s promise at the latest CPAC conference to unite the GOP as a party for the American worker is in direct conflict with his promise to increase military funding, IPS foreign policy expert Phyllis Bennis told the Real News Network.
If Congress gets out of the way.
Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started.
As the president-elect promises to increase military spending, we must reflect on what comes with war.
The brass asked for a report on eliminating waste. When investigators found some, the military buried it.