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A group of retired military officials recently expressed concern that school lunches are a threat to national security... the food being fed to children at schools is making them "too fat to fight", leaving a considerable gap in military recruitment.

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Roxana Tiron, The Hill

Pentagon leaders, the military services and contractors must work together to cut bloat and unnecessary programs, the chairman of the JCOS said Thursday. .The goal is to find more savings within the defense budget without cutting the top-line number

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Vincent Fernando, CFA and Kamelia Angelova

U.S. industrial production remains well below its peak level. In the meantime, America's output of defense and space equipment, mostly tools of war, is at record levels. Industrial activity is clearly booming in the wrong place.

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Washington's Blog

All of the spending on unnecessary wars adds up. The U.S. is adding trillions to its debt burden to finance its multiple wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen, etc. Public sector spending - and mainly defense spending - has accounted for virtually all o

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Joshua Holland, AlterNet

The "War Is Making You Poor Act" does 3 things: 1st, it requires the administration to carry out the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with only the $549 bn set forth in the president’s budget for defense spending, without the $159 bn "emergency"

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Tom Burghardt

The "29 largest publicly traded defense contractors increased their use of offshore subsidiaries by 26 percent from 2003 to 2008." The "subsidiaries helped the contractors reduce taxes, in part by avoiding Social Security and Medicare payroll taxes"

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