The "military/congressional/industrial complex" is so entrenched that it is virtually taboo to even discuss it in the media. We spend far more than any other country in the world on military -- almost as much as all the rest of the world combined. Rather than buying what is needed, we buy systems that contractors want us to buy -- such as ships, submarines, planes, tanks, etc., more appropriate for fighting the USSR than terrorists.
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News The Best Military Bribes Can Buy
What it comes down to is that the politicians want to keep the only American tank manufacturing plant open. It's all about political posturing and getting reelected. But the army wants to spend its shrinking budgets on things that will save lives.
News Guantanamo strike still on despite new Obama vow
A U.S. military spokesman says there are still 100 prisoners refusing to eat as of Wednesday. Lt. Col. Samuel House says 23 are being force fed to prevent starvation.
News US military-industrial complex devours peace dividend
It's what in Washington we call an iron triangle, you have an alliance between the private sector (the defense contractors), the executive branch (the Pentagon) and the legislative branch. The result is a budget "that is packed to the gills with weap
News This Rocket-Like Plane Could Have Been The SR-71 Blackbird Replacement
http://www.businessinsider.com, David Cenciotti
The above image, published by Code One on its Facebook page, shows the configuration for the SA-2S, an SR-71 Blackbird replacement concept that was studied by Convair in the early 60s.
News GLPVC's TheRawFeedLive Presents Douglas Dietrich - Wed April 24 at 11pm est
Douglas Dietrich was a Department of Defense Research Librarian for almost a decade, responsible for incinerating highly classified materials on critical historical topics such as Pearl Harbor, Roswell, Viêt-Nam, and the different ethnic holocausts;
News Imperial Overreach: Forces Driving Pentagon Spending and US Asia-Pacific Military Strategies
Dr Joseph Gerson, Truthout
Today, excluding veterans' benefits and interest for past wars, US military spending is $711 billion. It consumes 60 percent of US discretionary spending, compared to 6 percent for education and 1 percent for transportation. The Pentagon budget equal
News Pentagon reaches deal on $10 billion arms sale to Middle East allies
The Pentagon announced it has reached a preliminary agreement on a complex $10 billion arms deal with Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, in what would represent the latest major weapons sale to U.S. allies in the Middle East.
News The Clairvoyant George Lucas
Several years ago, I composed an article entitled "Darth Greenspan" in which I compared former Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan to Hollywoods greatest villain Darth Vader bringing attention to his early adherence to a gold based currency ...
Headlines: The Clairvoyant George Lucas -- Pentagon reaches deal on $10 billion arms sale to Middle East allies -- Imperial Overreach: Forces Driving Pentagon Spending and US Asia-Pacific Military Strategies -- GLPVC's TheRawFeedLive Presents Douglas Dietrich - Wed April 24 at 11pm est -- This Rocket-Like Plane Could Have Been The SR-71 Blackbird Replacement
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