Category: War Spending
Military Missions Reach Record Levels After U.S. Inks Deal to Remain in Africa for Decades
The US Navy, along with the Air Force and Army, are currently engaged in and expanding their warfare-training exercises across the United States
Would you want to change places with a despised war criminal? Would you really like to change places with John McCain or Henry Kissinger? With Dick Cheney or George Bush or Donald Rumsfeld or any of hundreds of other predators still at large?
Riot Police and Okinawan Citizens Face-off over New Marine Base
Special Ops Missions Already in 105 Countries in 2015
The American public and its political leadership will do anything for the military except take it seriously
In just a few days, the Army will launch the first of two massive blimps over Maryland, the last gasp of an 18-year-long $2.8-billion Army project intended to use giant airships to defend against cruise missiles
The problem is not just that we’re paving the planet rather than saving lives. And it’s not just that paving one’s way out of traffic predictably generates more traffic. It’s also that we’re destroying the planet’s climate in the process
There is no question that, in the immediate aftermath, following U.S. military conquests, wars, occupations, and sanctions, U.S. multinational corporations (MNC) lost out on profitable sites for investments.
Rich and powerful people will always find a way to profit from, rather than pay in any manner for, wars. Furthermore, I want to point out that we are already making great sacrifices for our current war. We have already been drafted and we are already paying war taxes. According to the War Resisters League, for the 2015 fiscal year, approximately 45 percent of every income tax dollar paid to the U.S. government will end up being spent on war