Follow The Money: Why Romney Wants A Bigger Navy

It’s all about the dastardly Military Industrial Complex  President Eisenhower warned Americans about fifty-one years ago… Think Progress The airwaves of three key battleground states — Florida, Virginia, and New Hampshire — were hit this morning with advertisements from the Romney campaign about the size of the American navy. “Our navy is smaller now than any time since 1917,”… More Follow The Money: Why Romney Wants A Bigger Navy

BEYOND LEFT AND RIGHT – Both Parties Call For Military Spending Cuts

Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) and Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) have written an op-ed in Huffington Post to call attention to our ever-expanding deficit.  Their solution is to cut projected military spending as part of an overall effort to help reduce the deficit. Huffington Post – By Rep. Barney Frank  and  Rep. Ron Paul As members of opposing… More BEYOND LEFT AND RIGHT – Both Parties Call For Military Spending Cuts

Gates Tells Defense Contractors To Increase Efficiency, Cut Costs

It’s about damn time!  Now, I’d feel like they meant it if they rescinded that $100 million contract to Xe (formerly Blackwater.)   Crooks & Liars Translation: “Santa Claus doesn’t live here anymore, boys!” I remember doing a defense story years ago and being surprised to learn that defense contractors typically use a research and… More Gates Tells Defense Contractors To Increase Efficiency, Cut Costs