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US Politics & Gov't

How $21 Trillion in Taxpayer Money Disappeared
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, defense, taxes, wastes of taxpayer money, audits )

Freya
- 18 days ago - changemaker.media
According to the Department of Defense Inspector General and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, $21 trillion in defense funding Is unaccounted For.
US-Led Endless War and Overseas Attacks Funded By Tax Payers' Money
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: defense, tax systems, wastes, greed, war, violence )

Freya
- 27 days ago - nationofchange.org
American tax payers send an "astronomical amount" of money to the IRS every year, and if Trump and Republican lawmakers get their way, even more money will be allocated to the U.S. military in the coming year.
Defense Lobbying Ban Might Drain the Pentagon Swamp
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, defense, government spending, taxes, good news )

Freya
- 65 days ago - pogo.org
Finally, the revolving door between the Department of Defense and the private sector might be slowing down, and the taxpayers have the Senate to thank.
Don't Take Money From Domestic Programs To Bloat The Military
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government spending, defense, waste, petitions )

Freya
- 65 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Trump wants to make cuts to essential programs that help citizens in need and give it to the military instead.
How the Pentagon Devours America's Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: spending, taxes, military, defense )

Freya
- 80 days ago - alternet.org
Imagine for a moment a scheme in which American taxpayers were taken to the cleaners to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars and there was barely a hint of criticism or outrage.
The Nuclear Posture Review Signals a New Arms Race
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, defense, weapons, war, violence )

Freya
- 97 days ago - thenation.com
We need to revive momentum for reducing nuclear weapons, not for "modernizing" them.
Trump Is Making Great Use of America's War Machine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, military, defense, foreign relations )

Freya
- 113 days ago - alternet.org
The greatest impact of Donald Trump's first year as president has been kept out of sight from most Americans.
Trump: Don't Take Money From Domestic Programs To Bloat The Military
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: domestic spending, defense, military, petitions )

Freya
- 129 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Trump wants to make cuts to essential programs that help citizens in need and give it to the military instead.
The US Military Is the Biggest "Big Government" Entitlement Program on the Planet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, war, violence, defense, government spending )

Freya
- 163 days ago - truth-out.org
The US economy is caught in a trap. That trap is the Department of Defense: an increasingly sticky wicket that relies on an annual, trillion-dollar redistribution of government-collected wealth.
Everyday Erinyes #104
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, DACA, MAVNI, departations, defense, background checks, understaffing, DREAMers, Congress )

Joanne
- 164 days ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. One thing this week which seems to me to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies big time.
Cut Military Spending - Don't Increase It!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: defense, military, budget, spending, public assistance, petitions )

Freya
- 414 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Our defense budget is larger than the next dozen nations combined. Meanwhile, our bridges and roads are crumbling, many cities have unsafe water, veterans who risked all for this country cannot get the therapy they need.
What War Are We Buying With Another $58 Billion for the Military?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budgets, spending, taxes, military, defense, waste )

Freya
- 427 days ago - alternet.org
Don't want more military spending? <a href="http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/36 7/932/858/">Please sign this petition.</a>
Trump and His Obscene War Machine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, military, budget, spending, defense )

Freya
- 445 days ago - alternet.org
A month into his presidency, Donald Trump announced that he would increase US military spending by $54 billion. To do this, Trump said that he would cut the exact amount from the non-military, namely social, programs.
Larry Korb for Secretary of Defense - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Larry Korb, petition, Secretary of Defense, Hillary Clinton Administration, unnecessary wars, defense, war, Syria, ISIS )

Sheryl
- 698 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Advocate for the nomination of Larry Korb to be Secretary of Defense in a Hillary Clinton Administration, to help keep us out of unnecessary wars.
Afghan Troop Deadline Extended Again: Guess Why?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, troops, special interests, defense, corporation bottom line, lies, war )

Sheryl
- 952 days ago - whowhatwhy.org
When these troops are drawn, as they inevitably will be, into deadly combat, what exactly will they be sacrificing their lives for: the defense of liberty in the name of US security or the fattening of some corporationâEUR(TM)s bottom line? Link to map inside.
 

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