US News The former CIA officer, Brian Jeffrey Raymond, is accused of sexually assaulting 20 incapacitated women, but the case against him could fall apart because of the botched execution of the search warrant by the State and Justice Departments. NBC News The debt...
Bipartisan Senators Urge Pentagon to Probe ‘Price Gouging’ by US Defense Contractors
A bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to the Defense Department on Wednesday calling for an investigation into major American arms dealers accused of systemic “price gouging,” according to the Hill.
Poland Receives First HIMARS Rocket Launchers to Deploy Near Russian Border
Warsaw received its first shipment of US-made High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), manufactured by Lockheed Martin, and announced plans to deploy the launchers near the country’s shared border with Russia’s Kaliningrad enclave.
Israeli Officials Concerned About US Depleting Ammunition Stockpiles
American arms stockpiles in Israel have begun to shrink, Israeli officials said, voicing fears Washington will deplete munitions earmarked for use by Tel Aviv in the event of ”emergencies.” The White House has shipped weapons from its depots around the globe to fuel the Ukrainian war machine.
COI #413: Out of Control American Military Spending Tops Next 11 Countries Combined
On COI #413, Kyle Anzalone discusses how the US outspends its rivals and still feels unprepared for war. Odysee Rumble Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash...
Record American Military Spending Tops Next 11 Countries Combined
Global weapon expenditures hit a record $2.24 trillion in 2022, an increase of nearly 4%, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The global watchdog found the trend was led by European countries returning to Cold-War spending levels, though the United States remained the world’s largest spender on war by far.
For 90 Years, U.S. Farmers Have Been Getting This Handout
The 2018 Farm Bill is due to expire this year, and U.S. lawmakers have already begun working out the next version. This food-related omnibus bill was introduced ninety years ago as a “temporary” measure during the Great Depression. It’s been reauthorized by Congress...
Invading Mexico is a Bad Idea (Duh!)
Following the violent attack on Americans in the Mexican border city of Matamoros in early March, South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham stated that he was prepared to get tough and introduce legislation to set the stage for U.S. military intervention in...
An Asset Backed Currency Could Be Our Monetary Fix
According to the St. Louis Fed, there are three functions of money. First, as a store of value. Second, as a unit of account. Finally, as a medium of exchange. The enumeration of these functions represents an attempt to present money and the banking system as...
Pentagon Leaders Say New Budget Will Help Prepare for War With China
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley told Congress at a Thursday hearing that the Pentagon’s 2024 budget request will help the country prepare for a future war with China.
Record Bank Failures, And What They Mean
The failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) on March 10 was the second largest bank failure in U.S. history. Just two days following SVB’s collapse, Signature Bank joined the record books as the third largest bank failure in U.S. history. First Republic Bank also seemed...
Biden Asks for Massive $886 Billion Military Budget for 2024
The White House is asking Congress for a whopping $886.4 billion military budget for the fiscal year 2024, with $842 billion of it going to the Pentagon. The rest would go toward other federal agencies’ military spending, including the Energy Department’s nuclear weapons program.
Donald Trump Promises to Protect the Welfare State
In a recent brief video message to his supporters, former president and current 2024 presidential candidate Donald Trump warned Republicans about cutting Medicare or Social Security: Under no circumstances should Republicans vote to cut a single penny from Medicare or...
Chris Rock’s New Special Exposes His Political Ignorance
A common claim among Democrats is that, "It's not that people don't want to be educated, they just haven't been given the opportunity, thus government spending on education needs to increase." If there were ever a group of people capable of "educating" themselves it...
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