COI #117: Biden’s Pentagon Budget Is a Giveaway to the Military-Industrial Complex

by | Jun 2, 2021

COI #117: Biden’s Pentagon Budget Is a Giveaway to the Military-Industrial Complex

by | Jun 2, 2021


On COI #117, Kyle Anzalone breaks down Biden’s Pentagon budget proposal for FY 2022. The President is asking Congress to give $715 billion in taxpayer dollars to the military-industrial complex. The proposal calls for tens of billions to be spent on weapons systems with legacies of failure, like the F-35 and Ford-class aircraft carrier. Most of the money is spent on maintaining the American Empire, not defending the homeland. While Congress has the power to alter the Pentagon budget, Kyle argues we should expect they will increase the budget.

The budget also further reveals the foreign policy establishment’s new enemy is China. Biden wants to spend $5 billion on the Pacific Deterrence Initiative and billions more on weapons systems that the US hopes will allow them to control the waters off China’s coast. Kyle explains the danger of shifting so much military spending towards confronting China.

  • Odysee
  • Donate LBRY Credits
    • bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP
  • Donate Bitcoin
    • 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk
  • Donate Bitcoin Cash
    • qp6gznu4xm97cj7j9vqepqxcfuctq2exvvqu7aamz6

Support Our Sponsor

Our Books

Shop books published by the Libertarian Institute.

Libertarian Institute Merch from Libertas Bella

Support via Amazon Smile

Support The Libertarian Institute

We rely on the generosity of our donors to make all of this possible. Support The legendary Sheldon Richman, the firebrand Pete Quinones, the brilliant Kyle Anzalone and our great group of writers and podcasters.

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, assistant editor of and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter.

Our Books

6 Libooks011721lg

Related Articles


COI #120: The Pentagon Is Invading Public Schools

COI #120: The Pentagon Is Invading Public Schools

On COI #120, Kyle Anzalone discusses the use of JROTC instructors to teach courses at Chicago’s public schools. Hundreds of students – primarily from lower-income black or Hispanic communities – are being funneled into the classes without the consent of parents....

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This