Pentagon’s Bonanza for Raytheon & Lockheed Martin Using Taxpayers’ Money

The provocation of war in Ukraine via a Victoria Nuland coup in 2014 was multi-faceted. It’s a systematic incursion of NATO forces on the border of Russia to open up for many aggressive possibilities including a Pentagon research and use of bioweapons specifically designed to target the Russian genome, and of course, to provide a … Continue reading Pentagon’s Bonanza for Raytheon & Lockheed Martin Using Taxpayers’ Money

Trump Pleases Neocons & Raytheon, “Threatens” BRICS with GBU-43 Bomb Debut

Dubbed “the Mother of All Bombs,” or shortly MOAB, was dropped in the Nangarhar province, two days ago. Each GBU-43 bomb weighs 21,600 pounds and measures at more than 30 feet long and 40 inches wide. It has a blast radius of 1/3 mile, and is meant to be used for “psychological” attacks as part of a … Continue reading Trump Pleases Neocons & Raytheon, “Threatens” BRICS with GBU-43 Bomb Debut

MEET THE EX-CIA AGENTS DECIDING FACEBOOK’S CONTENT POLICY

It is an uncomfortable job for anyone trying to draw the line between “harmful content and protecting freedom of speech. It’s a balance”, Aaron says. In this official Facebook video, Aaron identifies himself as the manager of “the team that writes the rules for Facebook”, determining “what is acceptable and what is not.” Thus, he and … Continue reading MEET THE EX-CIA AGENTS DECIDING FACEBOOK’S CONTENT POLICY

America’s $1.4 Trillion “National Security” Budget Makes Us Ever Less Safe

This March, when the Biden administration presented a staggering $813 billion proposal for “national defense,” it was hard to imagine a budget that could go significantly higher or be more generous to the denizens of the military-industrial complex. After all, that request represented far more than peak spending in the Korean or Vietnam War years, and well over $100 … Continue reading America’s $1.4 Trillion “National Security” Budget Makes Us Ever Less Safe

$4 Billion and Counting: The D.C. War Machine Feasts on Ukraine

After going a full administration without a new war to fill their coffers, the D.C. defense industry has finally found their next big prize. After dismissing the prospect of diplomacy between Ukraine and Russia, the Biden Administration continues to flood Ukraine with an endless supply of military hardware, while using extraconstitutional means to perpetually lengthen … Continue reading $4 Billion and Counting: The D.C. War Machine Feasts on Ukraine

US, Lobbyists and Arm Dealers Scramble to Reposition Amid Impending Saudi Defeat in Yemen

WASHINGTON — In his last months in office, former President Donald Trump gave American defense contractors like Lockheed Martin and Reaper drone manufacturer General Atomics Aeronautical Systems billions in projected earnings through a controversial $23 billion arms deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a deal now “under review” by the Biden administration.

The US Military/Security Complex is Destroying Both Peace and the US Economy

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper is a former Raytheon lobbyist and another example of President Trump’s penchant for frustrating his own policies by appointing to power people who oppose his policies.  Why does Trump think he can expect a representative of the military/security complex to help him wind down Washington’s hegemonic policeman of the world … Continue reading The US Military/Security Complex is Destroying Both Peace and the US Economy

Many signs point to imminent, bigger than Lehman financial tsunami

Veteran financial market observers will tell you that anomalies in the financial markets last week point to some sort of black swan event on the horizon.  This could be—cross your fingers and knock on wood—the signs of the long-awaited implosion of the U.S. Corporate government.  It could also be the signal for a new Bretton … Continue reading Many signs point to imminent, bigger than Lehman financial tsunami

Who’s Behind the Pro-Guaidó Crowd Besieging Venezuela’s D.C. Embassy?

What the Trump government has permitted to happen at the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC is proof enough that he is not working for the light at all. He is just another pretender much like Obama before him.

Trump is Handicapped in Draining the Swamp

There’s a great segment of the population who strongly believe that the Pentagon is the epitome of patriotism and integrity, and all it takes for a better America is a good and decisive president, strong enough to stand up against the Deep State CIA. Candidate Donald Trump successfully sold the idea of bringing troops home, … Continue reading Trump is Handicapped in Draining the Swamp

Corporate Power and Expansive U.S. Military Policy | Prof. Gaffney

Military defense is generally treated in economics texts as a “public good” because the benefits are presumed to be shared by all citizens. However, defense spending by the United States cannot legitimately be classified as public good, since the primary purpose of those expenditures has been to project power in support of private business interests.