Posts Tagged: military spending
Have you ever thought about just how strange this country's version of normal truly is? Let me make my point with a single, hardly noticed Washington Post news story that's been on my mind for a while. It represents the sort of reporting that, in our world, zips by with next to no reaction, despite the true weirdness buried in it.
In the midst of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, we need to make sure that every penny of our tax dollars is spent wisely.
Some countries are starting to think that it's time to move on from the USA.
Isn't it time to call what Congress will soon vote on by its right name: war escalation funding?
Owego can get solar jobs, but it will take the active involvement of Owego itself.
Obama's plans for change in defense spending are still mostly unrealized.
The Obama administration's preliminary budget figures show a modest course correction to our highly militarized foreign policy.
Will the economic crisis finally take a bite out of military spending, or serve as another rationale for maintaining the status quo?
The idea of letting the current Defense Secretary keep his job is a hotly debated topic these days. Here's an easy way to decide.
It is quintessential "Washington business as usual" that keeps the goal of rebalancing security resources always out of reach.