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A short review of some of the lesser known absurdities of 2020.
Wildly profitable military contractors have been unapologetically shaking down lawmakers for pandemic cash.
Some 8,000 U.S. contractors have died abroad since 9/11, compared to 7,000 U.S. troops.
Over-funding police has terrorized people of color and left communities less secure. Can the same not be said of the Pentagon?
A Pentagon plan for “semiautonomous” nuclear devices in Iraq, U.S. state media calling George Soros a “nonbelieving Jew,” and other headlines you may have missed last year.
Trump’s blunders have placed us back on the path to a truly catastrophic war, with barricades of lies blocking every off-ramp.
The new secretary of defense, a former Raytheon lobbyist, won’t even pledge not to go back through the revolving door.
Lockheed Martin’s CEO took home $20 million while enlisted soldiers got just $20,000. Why? Because corporations have hijacked the military.
No secretary of defense in recent memory has had such a long career in the arms industry and so little experience in government or the military.