This year, average taxpayers paid twice as much to corporate military contractors than to caring for all veterans combined.
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 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.
The president says he’ll protect our interests against the boondoggle weapons makers. Don’t believe him.
The brass asked for a report on eliminating waste. When investigators found some, the military buried it.
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The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
He’s right that “world’s policeman” is not a viable role for the U.S. to play. Eventually, someone with a bigger brain and a smaller ego will pick up this message, run with it, and win big at the polls.
Hundreds of thousands of jobs are tied to the fortunes of Pentagon spending, but the People’s Budget has the means to overcome this dependency.
The Obama administration’s final Pentagon budget calls for quadrupling spending on efforts to counter Russia.
Boosting the Pentagon’s budget amounts to robbing domestic programs we desperately need.