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Defund the F-35 Now - ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, Congress, Fiasco 35, F-35 fighter jet, disaster, weapon system, sequester, spending cuts, defunding )

Angelika
- 827 days ago - action.usaction.org
The F-35 program has been plagued by cost overruns and delays, has been grounded twice, does little to address 21st century threats and is still nowhere near completion. Tell Congress: stop funding the F-35 fighter jet program, the "Fiasco 35" now.
Tell Leon Panetta: Stop Ignoring Military Suicides! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, military, suicides, PTSD, vetarans, war, lies, troops, humanrights )

Angelika
- 832 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Please sign our petition calling on Secretary Leon Panetta and General Martin Dempsey of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to investigate the rash of military suicides before it's too late, and to fight the stigma against depression and PTSD in the military.
No U.S. Drone Strikes in Mali Without Congressional Approval- PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, Mali, Pentagon, congress, conflict, Obama )

Angelika
- 895 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Pentagon is pressing for greater U.S. military involvement, but the White House is resisting. Congress hasn't authorized U.S. military intervention in Mali. In particular, Congress hasn't authorized US drone strikes in Mali.
Pentagon Could See Deep Cuts In Debt Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, debt deal, military spending, Pentagon, war, government, ethics, news, congress, republicans, democrats, politics )

Cal
- 1433 days ago - npr.org
For several GOP lawmakers, the decision on whether to vote for the debt deal hinged on how the prescribed cuts will affect defense spending.
The Pentagon Budget's Stealth Earmarks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, earmarks, defense earmarks, Pentagon, usa, government, ethics, economy, congress )

Cal
- 1489 days ago - motherjones.com
How House Republicans hope to fund their pet Pentagon projects while dodging their party's ban on earmarks.
The Buying and Selling of the Pentagon (Part I)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, defense budget, dishonesty, economy, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military, Pentagon, politics, propaganda )

Kit
- 1558 days ago - truth-out.org
The overruns, found in 47 of 134 programs included in a study by the US Government Accountability Office, were enough to trigger a law that requires congressional notifications and potential termination. Only a single program has been terminated--->
Military's 'Sock Puppet' Software Creates Fake Online Identities to Spread Pro-American Propaganda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: constitution, dishonesty, freedoms, lies, propaganda, spy, sock puppet, Pentagon, US Military, NWO, CFR )

Scott
- 1570 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The California based Ntrepid Corporation has won a $2.4 million contract to develop software to secretly influence social media by developing fake online personas managed by government agents spouting pro-American opinion.
Why Doesn't War Spending Count?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, afghanistan, iraq, pentagon, defense, military, army, wikileaks, bradley manning, u.s., troops, terrorism, propaganda, lies, republicans, corruption, crime, ethics, government, obama, military, media, politics, economy, americans )

Jean
- 1580 days ago - new.bangordailynews.com
We spend $325 million every single day to fight the war in Afghanistan or almost $10 billion per month. Every single day for 10 years, we have spent an average of $220 million to fight the war in Iraq, or $6.6 billion per month.
TRUE MAJORITY
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: federal budget, ben cohen, oreo cookies, pentagon, military )

Dandelion
- 1745 days ago - truemajority.org
Watch this little animation video about the Federal Budget and oreo cookies. The USA could cut over $960 billion from the Department of Defense and be just as safe as we are now. Perhaps even safer.
Fix the Budget, Fix America-Please Take Action !!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, war, pentagon, weapons, republicans, military )

Tierney
- 1979 days ago - act.truemajorityaction.org
The budget proposal before Congress spends $3.8 trillion of our money. But it doesn't reflect our priorities, or even common sense. The Pentagon and conservatives want to spend $13 billion more on weapons but freeze spending on everything else - inclu
Obama Says U.S. Must Renew Fight Against Al Qaeda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 9/11, President Obama, Michelle, honoring, fallen, sacrificedWorld Trade Center, Pentagon, American Airlines Flight 77 passengers k, renew, fight, al Queda )

Rosemary
- 2123 days ago - reuters.com
..."Let us renew our resolve against those who perpetrated this barbaric act and plot against us still," Obama said on Friday at a somber ceremony attended by about 500 people under rain-filled skies at the Pentagon. Continues:
NO LONGER HIDDEN : Pentagon To Allow Photos Of Returning War Dead
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: George Bush, Republicans, lying American into 2 illegal wars, illegal wars, Iraq, Afghanistan, Casket Photos, Media, Pentagon, Photos, Soldier Photos, War Dead, War Dead Photos, Politics News )

Blue
- 2319 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
See what Bu$h/RepubliCON$ have done! News organizations will be allowed to photograph the homecomings of America's war dead under a new Pentagon policy, defense and congressional officials said Thursday.
How 6,700 Tons of Radioactive Sand From Kuwait Ended Up in Idaho - >800 'Environmental Disaster' Bases Round Globe
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, radioactive, sand, US military, depleted uranium, munitions, Kuwait, First Gulf War, health, safety, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Depart of Health, Donald Rumsfeld, hazardous materials, storage, waste disposal sites, American Ecology )

LucyKalei
- 2479 days ago - alternet.org
Sand contaminated with depleted uranium when US military vehicles/munitions caught fire at base during 1st Gulf War was being repatriated. Hazardous materials storage lucrative growing business, esp since Rumsfeld's "frontier stockades" or "lily pads"...
Could It Be...Halliburton?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military contracts, military contractors, corruption, US military, Pentagon, audits, intimidation )

RC
- 2539 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Who knows? There's so much sweetheart dealing, kickbacking & other corruption in these military (and other government) contracts. All I know is I am boiling mad over these auditors being for telling the truth. RIPPED OFF AGAIN by our friends in DC.
Congressional Hearing to Examine 'Bush Imperial Presidency'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: George W. Bush. Republicans, Neocons, Cheney, Rice, wolfowitz, PNAC, Feith, Powell, coverup, media, Pentagon, Rumsfeld, McCain, campaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2543 days ago - rawstory.com
Conyers (D-MI) announced he will hold a hearing July 25 examining "the imperial presidency of George W. Bush and possible legal responses."
 

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