Posts Tagged: military spending
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.
The brass asked for a report on eliminating waste. When investigators found some, the military buried it.
Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams.
Some see Putin's Russia as a counterweight to U.S. global meddling. But Moscow is increasingly mimicking Washington's worst behavior.
Military contractors have shelled out over $1 million to the 2016 presidential candidates — including over $200,000 to Hillary Clinton alone.
The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
Why has waste at the Pentagon been so hard to rein in? Simple: The military-industrial complex profits from waste.
It might take someone of Trump’s vapid visibility to drive home the point that "world’s policeman" is not a viable role for the U.S. to play.