Tag Archives: military budget

John LaForge> The Weapons Oligarchy

Federal Taxes Reward 8-Figure Pentagon Fraud Spree by JOHN LaFORGE  WEEKEND EDITION APRIL 26-28, 2013  Counterpunch.org With the Pentagon having secured its annual 47 percent of the April 15 federal tax haul ($1,335 billion out of a total of $2,890 billion) it’s a good time to consider the mountains of money being wasted on useless […]

Of Sequester, Squander, and How Congress Sold Out the People

Of Sequester, Squander, and How Congress Sold Out the People Congress would like to have us believe that there’s no money to pay for those programs, even though the Senate unanimously approved a $700 billion military budget in December on a 98-0 vote.  Carl Gibson  Saturday 2 March 2013  NationofChange.org Occupy.com/OpEd Back in the days […]

Polly Mann> Building Peace out of the World of War

Building Peace out of the World of War Just how would you go about changing the environment of this country from its present military bias to one promoting peace? By Polly Mann  WorldwideWamm.org  December 2012/January 2013 The following are some suggestions for demilitarizing in both the U.S. and foreign countries. Other people and organizations will, […]

Misty Rowan> On Military Drones (and tearing them to pieces)

Make Art, Not War On Military Drones (and tearing them to pieces) by Misty Rowan Saturday, December 8, 2012  Human Rights Day March It’s the arms race of the future, really, except this time Sputnik’s ganna be an unmanned plane. And if the vessel is unmanned, doesn’t that make the killing automatically inhumane? It’s odd […]

Reps. Mulvaney, Frank find common ground in trimming defense

Reps. Mulvaney, Frank find common ground in trimming defense By Jamie Self – jself@heraldonline.com    July 27, 2012   Lake Wylie Pilot Forging a partnership with a leading House Democrat, U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney of Indian Land and his temporary ally propelled an effort to freeze federal defense spending to passage in the U.S. House last week […]

U.S. military spends over $20 billion a year . . .

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Video> Robert Reich> Four Super Principles to Revamp the Economy

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