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Women in Combat: The Crow Is Cooking

Greg Jacob | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Greg Jacob

Women in the military are being held back simply because they are women. Such an idea is not only completely at odds with military ethics, but is distinctly un-American.

Ryan Grim

Embattled Biodefense Firm Threatened To Sue HuffPost

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat on the Senate subcommittee for contracting oversight is calling for an inspector general's investigation into a biodefe...

Amanda Terkel

Pentagon Paid Billions To Contractors Suspended For Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The military paid a total of $285 billion to more than 100 contractors between 2007 and '09, even though those same companies were defra...

Shadow Elite: Eisenhower's Dark Vision Realized - The Military-Industrial Complex At 50

Janine R. Wedel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janine R. Wedel

While Eisenhower was certainly dead-on about the big picture of the military-industrial complex, we can imagine even he might be surprised by the dirty details of how that "complex" has evolved since his farewell speech in 1961.

Jason Linkins

Northrop Grumman Lobbying: God Now Deeply Involved, Apparently

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you're wondering why God hasn't yet saved the Constitution -- or bathed Tiger Woods in the redemptive light of religious ecstasy that he needs to b...

Defense Contractors Robbing Taxpayers Blind Due To Lack Of Oversight

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — During a routine check of a watch tower at a U.S. military base in Kuwait, an Army sergeant found the guard leaning back in a chair...

Obama is Selling the Small Business Administration to the Venture Capital Industry

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

I'm going to sound the alarm on the latest threat to federal small business contracting programs: Obama is going to support legislation that will allow the venture capital industry to dominate them.

Obama Defense Contractor Battle Only Just Begun: AP

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has chalked up a quick victory in its drive to kill an expensive jet fighter better suited for the Cold Wa...