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Military Funding

The Big Dick School of American Patriotism

Nan Levinson | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
Nan Levinson

The BDSP is based on a bedrock belief in how America should work: that the only strength that really matters is military and that a great country is one with the capacity to beat the bejesus out of everyone else.

Congress Works On Fallback Bill For Crucial Funding

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a standoff in the Senate, the top Democrats and Republicans on Congress' military panels are working on a backup plan to en...

Elise Foley

House Votes To Kill F-35 Second Engine Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Amanda Terkel contributed reporting. WASHINGTON -- More than half of the House Republicans voted on Wednesday to earmark $450 million in funds for a ...

Bombs, Cookies And The Cross: A Christian View On Military Spending

Shane Claiborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

Let us put our hands together and build a world where the schools have enough money and the militaries have to sell cookies for their uniforms.

Take It, We Need It:

washingtonpost.com | Ernesto LondoñO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Even as the U.S. military scrambles to support a troop surge in Afghanistan, it is donating passenger vehicles, generators and other equipment worth t...

Congress Sends Drug War South, Taxpayer Money to Defense Firms

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Carlsen

A little-known measure buried in the U.S. 2009 Supplemental Bill would provide millions of dollars to corrupt Mexican security forces engaged in an unwinnable drug war.