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The Good War

Remembering Back

Terry Marotta | Posted 09.03.2013 | Impact
Terry Marotta

When I was a child, July Fourth brought out talk at the family table about the Second World War. Our grownups spoke of the gasoline rations and the saving of tinfoil and so on, but to us kids, it was just one other thing that had happened to them, those inscrutable adults.

Cow Most Sacred: Why Military Spending Remains Untouchable

Andrew Bacevich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Bacevich

U.S. military outlays today equal that of every other nation on the planet combined, a situation without precedent in modern history. What are Americans getting for their money? Sadly, not much.