Pentagon Follies: Accounting for DEI Expenditures

by | Apr 30, 2024


Inclusion, Equity and Diversity (IED) is communism in blackface. This viral contagion has raced to the top of government bureaucracies and, of course, facilitates a race to the bottom in quality and competence.

The wizards at the Pentagon who have yet to account for and balance their books with trillions of taxpayer dollars can’t answer a simple Congressional inquiry on how much they have wasted on woke propaganda. Yet someone had to account for distribution of the dollars in the first place, I suspect even they are embarrassed by the amount of money that has been spent on this hot garbage.

“The Biden DOD spends over a hundred million dollars a year on DEI, but apparently they don’t have enough DEI staff to provide the House Armed Services Committee with a simple report about how they’re using all their money. It’s ridiculous,” Banks told the DCNF.

The military calculated the total cost in dollars and number of hours spent on the extremism stand down on Feb. 5, 2021 required after the Jan. 6 capitol riots and on training — $1 million and 5.8 million man-hours. Noting that, Congress asked the military to supply the total cost of training in DEI, the amount spent on salaries for civilian personnel working on DEI positions, and “how the objectives of the DEI and extremism training conducted in the last 5 fiscal years were satisfied by the training.

Bill Buppert

Bill Buppert

Bill Buppert is the host of Chasing Ghosts: An Irregular Warfare Podcast and a contributor over time to various liberty endeavors. He served in the military for nearly a quarter century and contractor tours after retirement on occasion and was a combat tourist in a number of neo-imperialist shit-pits around the world.

He can be found on twitter at @wbuppert and reached via email at

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