Tag Archives: U.S. military budget

Mattea Kramer: The Pentagon’s Phony Budget War

Tomgram: Mattea Kramer, Is the Pentagon Doomed — To Be Flush Forever Or How the U.S. Military Avoided Budget Cuts, Lied About Doing So, Then Asked for Billions More  By Mattea Kramer  TomDispatch.com  March 4, 2014 Read Tom Engelhardt’s introduction here. Washington is pushing the panic button, claiming austerity is hollowing out our armed forces and […]

Out of Pocket

Costs of War Passed Directly to City and County Our Taxes Pay for This? Tea Baggers, Fundamentalists, and Other American Dumbasses of the New Millennium A new front in the war on public employees Rowland Lane Anderson, Santa Barbara (CA) Independent Submitted by David Culver When the federal government takes our employees, should they be responsible […]