Zero Hedge: Time to Dismantle the Pentagon and Terminate the Military-Industrial Complex?

Empire & Interventionism Versus Republic & Noninterventionism Authored by Jacob Hornberger via The Future of Freedom Foundation, The chaos arising from U.S. interventionism in Syria provides an excellent opportunity to explore the interventionist mind. The results of U.S. imperialism and interventionism have always been perverse, not only for foreigners but also for Americans. That’s how …

DefDog: Congress Demands War in Afghanistan Continue So They Can Keep Getting Their Kick-Backs (Bribes) from the US Deep State Military-Industrial Complex

If ever anyone needed to see what politics does to the military this article clearly shows that war is not fought for the right reasons but rather for the right amount of money….. Congress’s Vote To Keep War In Afghanistan Sells Out American Soldiers By a 68-23 margin, the Senate decided we haven’t spilled enough …

Robert Steele: Mattis Resignation Most Helpful — Reaction of Congress Reveals Degree to Which ALL Members are Bribed and Blackmailed by Zionist Israel and US Military-Industrial Complex UPDATE 8

The resignation of James Mattis as Secretary of Defense is both necessary and timely. The Secretary of Defense simply does not “get” that the Koreas will be unified, denuclearized, and demilitarized; that most if not all US bases overseas will be closed starting in Germany and the Italy and Japan; and that it was  the …

Norie Huddle: Surveillance State Repeal Act — a Non-Starter as Long as Most Members Work for the Military-Industrial Complex

Police State USA Finally Gains the Attention of Congress, Bipartisan Bill Will Kill PATRIOT Act Aptly named the Surveillance State Repeal Act, the bill, if enacted, would be the single biggest legislative check against the unwarranted government overreach and draconian surveillance of Americans that has transpired subsequent the events of 9/11, while at the same …

Owl: Michel Chossudovsky – Coup Being Led by Banks, Neoconservatives and Military-Industrial Complex Favoring War with Russia — Trump Backed by Main Street and Business Favoring a Foreign Policy of Peace and Commerce

U.S. Foreign Policy and the Electoral College Vote. Towards a December 19 Surprise? In a previous article entitled Constitutional Crisis, Movement to Undermine President-elect Donald Trump’s Accession to the White House? I focused on the process of confrontation between the Trump and Clinton factions leading up to the Grand Electoral College Vote on December 19th. We are …

Doug Macgregor: Armed Exceptionalism — Why the Military-Industrial Complex Persists without Accountability

Tomgram: William Hartung, The Doctrine of Armed Exceptionalism The Urge to Splurge Why Is It So Hard to Reduce the Pentagon Budget? By William D. Hartung Through good times and bad, regardless of what’s actually happening in the world, one thing is certain: in the long run, the Pentagon budget won’t go down.

Ben Norton @ Salon: Col Lawrence Wilkerson, USA (Ret) Condemns US Military-Industrial Complex

“We are the death merchant of the world”: Ex-Bush official Lawrence Wilkerson condemns military-industrial complex The military-industrial complex “is much more pernicious than Eisenhower ever thought,” says the retired US colonel “Was Bill Clinton’s expansion of NATO — after George H. W. Bush and [his Secretary of State] James Baker had assured Gorbachev and then …

Owl: Disposable Drones to Assassinate Military-Industrial Complex Leaders and Bankers at Home — Panic, Anyone?

A brief article Bring on the Drones! offers a wonderfully hopeful and positive view of open-sourced drone technology that will be available to the 99%. Here’s the key take-away quote from it: “Imagine, if you will, a world in which drones are cheap and widely available. Then stop and think about the target profile of …

Paul Craig Roberts: Disinformation (Lies) From Left to Right — Why the Military-Industrial Complex Consistently Assassinates or Impeaches Presidents Who Cross Them….

Disinformation On Every Front Some readers have come to the erroneous conclusion that the Matrix consists of Republican Party disinformation as if there is no disinformation from the left. Others think that propaganda is the business of Obama and the Democrats. In fact, propaganda from the right, the left and the middle are all part …

Pierre Sprey Skewers Chuck Spinny & Stephen Walt — Big Oil, Wall Street, and Military-Industrial Complex Destroying USA

My good friend Pierre Sprey took issue with my characterization of Steven Walt’s critique of US grand strategy as being excellent subject to two omissions.  Attached herewith are Pierre’s comments — they are spot on, and I stand corrected on my characterization of “excellent” … or perhaps more accurately … I stand clearly and fairly …

1961-2011: 50 Years of The Military-Industrial Complex

It’s a good think Ike is dead… else he would realize his nightmare survived.  Chuck Newsday January 13, 2011 Pg. 34 The Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex Eisenhower warned against the influence of arms production, but did we listen? By Bob Keeler EXTRACT:  Now, the deficit has caused some unexpected voices to say, ever so softly, that everything …

Review: Prophets of War–Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex

William Hartung Final Review: Boring, Limited, Not for General Audience January 3, 2011 After reading this book, which I found to be extremely boring, I have to give Pierre Sprey very high marks for his substantive contributions to the C-SPAN Book interview of the author. My summary of that interview is therefore an important part …