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Stand Up Against the Largest War Budget Ever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, budget, Pentagon, domestic spending, government shutdown, budget gimmicks, petition )

Judy
- 438 days ago - action.winwithoutwar.org
Email Congress: "Do not spend $577B on the Pentagon while slashing domestic programs!"
US Military Prepares Drastic Escalation of Global Drone Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Technology, War & Peace, U.S., Drones, Pentagon, Africa, Big Brother )

Judy
- 473 days ago - commondreams.org
New reporting reveals plans to expand drone program by 50 percent, including broader use of mercenaries.
Release Us   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Release Us, Pentagon, militarization of police, police brutality, War on Drugs, War on Terror )

Dandelion
- 478 days ago - youtube.com
In 1994 the US Govt passed a law authorizing the Pentagon to donate surplus Cold War era military equipment to police departments. This militarization of police has created what is being called an epidemic of police brutality sweeping across the Nation
Right-Wing Watch: US Army Lists NM as "Hostile," Sets Invasion Plans; TX Gov Orders National Guard to Investigate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, Americans, ISIS, New Mexico, Texas, western states, propaganda, politics, government, military, troops, ethics, dishonesty, news, Govtfearmongering )

Carrie
- 580 days ago - progressnownm.wordpress.com
Will someone please ask Steve Pearce if he believes the Pentagon is about to invade Clovis? And will Susana Martinez follow the lead of TexasâEUR(TM) governor and deploy the National Guard to stop it?
Email Congress: Slash Funding for War ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, war, Pentagon, congress, economy, ethics, government, dishonesty, military, politics, news, freedoms, social security, education, healthcare )

Carrie
- 585 days ago - action.winwithoutwar.org
27 cents of every dollar we pay in federal income taxes goes to the Pentagon. At the same time, Congress is slashing funding for education, diplomacy, and social security. Please email your legislators and ask Congress to slash funding for war.
It's Official: The Pentagon Finally Admitted That Israel Has Nuclear Weapons, Too
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Pentagon, Israel, nuclear weapons, media, ethics, government, dishonesty, politics, news, cover-up )

Carrie
- 622 days ago - thenation.com
While the Washington press corps obsessed over Hillary Clinton's e-mails at the State Dept., reporters were missing a far more important story about government secrets. After 5 decades of pretending otherwise, the Pentagon has reluctantly confirmed ...
War Isn't Working - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War, petition, USA, ISIS, Pentagon, Taliban, never ending war )

Dandelion
- 644 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
It was the last Iraq war that helped create ISIS. Pentagon officials said that they just need more time, or more troops to defeat the Taliban. But the Taliban is as strong as they have ever been in a long while. War is not working.
Don't Ask the Pentagon Where Its Money Goes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, Economy, U.S., Pentagon )

Judy
- 772 days ago - commondreams.org
"Don't ask us how we spend money," the Pentagon basically says. "Because we can't really tell you."
Probe of Silencers Leads to Web of Pentagon Secrets
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, clandestine operations, federal court, investigation, silencers, destroyed evidence, Directorate for Plans, Policy, Oversight & Integration )

Judy
- 782 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The mysterious workings of a Pentagon office that oversees clandestine operations are unraveling in federal court. A criminal investigation has exposed a secret weapons program entwined with allegations of a sweetheart contract, fake badges and...
Pentagon Accused of Whitewashing History of Vietnam War Era
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, Viet Nam War, history, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics, propaganda, freedoms, corruption, cover-up, news, military )

Carrie
- 784 days ago - commondreams.org
More than 500 scholars, veterans, and activists have signed a petition demanding the chance to correct the Pentagon's sanitized version of Vietnam-era history, the New York Times reported Friday.
Why Israel's Bombardment of Gaza Neighborhood Left US Officers 'Stunned'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Shujaiya, Pentagon, US Military, politics, government, ethics, terrorism, war, news )

Carrie
- 828 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Though the Pentagon shies from publicly expressing judgments that might fall afoul of a decidedly pro-Israel Congress, senior U.S. military sources speaking on condition of anonymity offered scathing assessments of Israeli tactics, particularly in the...
Pentagon Says Chinese Jet Carried Out 'Aggressive' and 'Dangerous' Intercept of Navy Intelligence Jet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, China, Pentagon, military, aggression, US, government, news )

Carrie
- 833 days ago - freebeacon.com
The Pentagon on Friday called a Chinese jet's encounter with a U.S. anti-submarine warfare aircraft an "aggressive" and "dangerous" act and said it has protested the action with Beijing.
Bergdahl Was in Unit Known for Its Troubles
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Army investigation, Pentagon, ethics, Afghanistan, Bowe Bergdahl, military, troops, ethics, war )

Carrie
- 909 days ago - nytimes.com
An internal Army investigation into the episode concluded that the platoon suffered from lapses in discipline and security in the period before Sergeant Bergdahl disappeared into Paktika Province, two officials briefed on the report said.
Al-Qaeda 'Not Defeated' in Afghanistan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Al-Qaeda, Afghanistan, US Congress, fighting force, Pentagon )

Beatrice
- 925 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Al-Qaeda is not a spent force in Afghanistan and is using a shadow army to hide its true strength, according to testimony presented by former Pentagon officials and counter-terrorism analysts to a US Congressional committee.
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
- 1344 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.
 

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