Posts Tagged: military spending
Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S. Preventing it should be the peace movement's highest priority.
We're spending $1.2 trillion on weapons that invariably make the world a more dangerous place.
If any other public agency had blown hundreds of billions of dollars, Congress would hold hearings. If it's the Pentagon, it gets $80 billion more.
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 wars America is already fighting are going to cost trillions. The cost of the ones to come is almost incomprehensible.
No one expected Trump to be a peace president, but he seems bent on taking us to the verge of World War III.
Throwing money at the Pentagon while gutting other programs that protect Americans shouldn't make anyone feel safer.
Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started.