Neither party adequately addresses the largest item in the discretionary budget: the Pentagon.
One can’t help but wonder why more soldiers don’t snap under the pressure of serving multiple tours in Afghanistan.
If we want to build up a green manufacturing economy, we should directly invest in it, not plow more money into military spending.
Drones may seem like a way to wage war on the cheap, but the moral cost of this kind of warfare is too high.
Taxpayers across the nation are telling Washington to cut the Pentagon and fund our communities.
Instead of firing teachers, closing libraries and senior centers, and cutting bus routes, let’s put the Pentagon on a diet.
Bringing war crimes, diplomatic treachery, and animal abuse to light is dangerous.
The Iraq War should have never been launched, so it can’t be ended soon enough.
Is cyber war everything it’s cracked up to be, and is the United States really so behind the curve in the scramble to develop cyber weapons?
What happened to the idea of saving money?
Today, the business of America is war.
The Pentagon is scrambling to protect its flank in these budget-cutting times.
With too many Iraqi deaths and too many tax dollars, it’s still a “dumb war.”
Thanks to clever PR teams, the murderous and thieving excesses of the Pentagon continue to be spun as sacrifices worth of our national security.
It is official U.S. doctrine that defense, diplomacy and development are co-equal contributors to our security.