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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Trump’s budget unsurprisingly increases military spending, cuts into some domestic programs

The White House said Monday that President Trump’s upcoming budget will propose a $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. The 10 percent More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Adm William Moran warns that most of Navy aircraft cannot fly, discusses financial crisis of the military

Adm. William Moran warned Congress Monday of the dire condition of the Navy’s aircraft, confirming that more than 60 percent of Navy and Marine Corps strike fighters are out of service. Moran testified to More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Robert Gates attacks President Obama over his ‘centralized’ power, arrogrance

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates went on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to promote his new book on leadership and Gates was asked what leadership qualities he would look for in the next president and Gates responded More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, December 5th, 2015
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Air Force says their running out of bombs, need more money

The U.S. military says its 15-month bombing campaign on the Islamic State is depleting its munitions supply and that additional money and other support is “critical” for “the long fight.” “We’re More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 1st, 2013
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Maxine Waters says 170 million jobs could be lost due to sequester VIDEO

In a Thursday press conference, California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters warned of job losses totaling 170 million if the sequester goes through. Waters’ warning comes at a time when there are estimated to be More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 1st, 2013
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Bob Woodward calls Obama’s handling of sequester budget ‘cuts,’ threats to military deployments ‘madness’

Bob Woodward attacked President Obama this week, saying the decision not to deploy an aircraft carrier because of budget cuts is “a kind of madness.” “Can you imagine Ronald Reagan sitting there and saying, More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
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Senator John McCain votes ‘Yea’ on fiscal cliff deal, expresses concern about possible defense cuts

Caricature by donkeyhotey, donkeyhotey.wordpress.com (cropped) Arizona Senator John McCain was one of 89 senators that voted for the fiscal cliff deal Jan.1, justifying his vote for it the same way most republican More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
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How US Military Supremacy is a Soviet-Style Poison Pill

The federal budget has swelled to over $3 trillion and the $700+ billion per year military has been a target of Democrats and liberals in the war weary America after the Bush administration. A Rocky Vega article More...


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