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Monopoly Capitalism Hurts American Military

From the American Conservative: America’s Monopoly Crisis Hits the Military, Wall Street’s short-term incentives have decimated our defense industrial base and undermined our national security by Matt Stoller and Lucas Kunce It seems that monopoly capitalism is undermining even the military. And this is from the American Conservative, no less. Not some liberal snowflakes like…

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Pentagon And Free College

A not-too-comic speculation by Chris Madsen Top Pentagon brass is concerned that if we just started handing out “free college” in America left and right then it is going to be harder to convince young, naive Americans that it is their “patriotic duty” to invade foreign places and kill foreign people to steal their limited…

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tRump Shifts Money From Military To Wall

Disturbing article over on the Hive, Vanity Fair’s online political site. In Trump’s New Border Plan: Make the Military Pay for the Wall, The Pentagon is diverting money from bona fide defense systems to fund a largely ineffective border wall. What could go wrong?, Eric Lutz looks at how the Orange One is moving money…

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Space Force and Spending

As I’m sure most of you heard this past June, President Trump proposed the U.S. start a “Space Force” to protect U.S. assets in space. What most of you probably didn’t realize is that, yes, the President was serious. He actually wants to make a 6th branch of the U.S. military dedicated to space. This…

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Now The Military Pays For The Wall

First it was Mexico. Now it’s the military. Writing in the Washington Post, Josh Dawsey and Mike DeBonis write that Trump is now calling for the Military to pay for his precious Wall. They note, “Trump, who told advisers he was spurned in a large spending bill last week when lawmakers appropriated only $1.6 billion…

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Maybe Trump Is Getting His Parade…Sorta

So by now everyone knows about Der Dumpf’s infantile and narcissistic demand that the military throw him a parade, like the ones they have in Stalinist countries. And everyone knows that the military told him, in effect, to go suck an egg. But here’s an odd thought. Maybe, in a way, after a fashion… he…

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