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Military Industrial Complex

Getting the defense budget right: A (real) grand total, over $1.4 trillion

Laying it out in graph form shows past and present gimmicks used to manipulate the public's perception of what is considered 'defense.'

Ending the Pentagon's sunken cost, buried treasure excuses
Military Industrial Complex

Ending the Pentagon's sunken cost, buried treasure excuses

The DoD feigns fiscal responsibility to argue against budget cuts without addressing its own fiscal debauchery.

Biden's new whopping $886B defense budget request
Military Industrial Complex

Biden's new whopping $886B defense budget request

Likely Ukraine add-ons and congressional increases could lead to the first $1 trillion package ever. This is madness.

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Military Industrial Complex

The annual military budget could hit $1 trillion by 2027

The push for China competition, along with a lack of fiscal discipline, is pushing Pentagon spending into the stratosphere.

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Senators plopped $100B of wishes into the military budget and went on recess

There are now 900 amendments to the NDAA. We break down some of the most extravagant and expensive.

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Military Industrial Complex

House military spending vote signals epic failure of leadership

Lawmakers in the thrall of the defense lobby show their cards in proposed budget increases. This one's a doozy.