Posts Tagged: military spending
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.
The staging of professional sports events is deeply political. It’s only when someone breaks character that we notice it.
From Saudi Arabia funding Islamophobic attacks on Muslim congresswomen to Israel arming anti-Semitic militias, we look at some of the more fascinating boondoggles from 2018.
The outgoing House speaker’s entire career was a cash grab for billionaires, capped off by a low trick to literally starve children in Yemen.
The Air Force is undergoing its biggest expansion since the end of the Cold War, and the reasons are clear.
Kissinger once said guerrillas won by not losing. Facing a loss themselves, the military adopted the same strategy.
John McCain was a politician, not a maverick — he played ball, and sometimes compromised. Trump is the true maverick: He's batshit crazy and there's no dealing with him.
Trump's love affair with the NRA will send even more American guns into the world.
The media treated Trump's petty snub of John McCain as a bigger controversy than the $717 billion Pentagon bill named for the Arizona senator.