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Defense Budget

Does the Afghanistan War Represent Graveyard Thinking?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Why is America becoming so deeply involved in the mess that is Afghanistan?

Lockheed Beats Boeing In Defense Budget

bloomberg.com | Lee J. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

April 9 (Bloomberg) -- Lockheed Martin Corp. had the "best outcome" from the U.S. Defense Department's proposed budget announced this week, with Boein...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: April 9, 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hello. Please to enjoy the following remix of the NOM "Gathering Storm Of Gay Marriage" commercial! MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Meghan McCain's media s...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: April 7, 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's been so long since I've bothered to read The Page that yesterday's instance of Mark Halperin using Time magazine as a venue for his kindergarten ...

Pentagon Purging Contractors, Hiring Thousands Of New Employees

Government Executive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Monday recommended major changes in the Pentagon's procurement priorities and acquisition practices, and said the de...

Getting Warmer

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

While Obama promised an end to the Iraq disaster, he once again left open the door to the United States being trapped in an even more treacherous quagmire in Afghanistan.

Wasteful Weapons and the Politicians Who Love Them

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

The DNC's attack on McCain speaks volumes to the bipartisan gut-checking in favor of military waste that has led us to squander trillions of taxpayer dollars since 9/11.

What Makes McCain Tick?

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Will the real John McCain stand up? Actually, I don't expect him to, now that he is the Republican presidential candidate, he is pandering to the irrationalities that drive his party.

Ben and Jerry's Co-Founder Serves Up Call to Political Action

Bryan Bissell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bryan Bissell

A group of 125 college students listened to Ben Cohen, of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream, talk about changing the priorities of the budget.

Rest Assured

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics
Michael Brenner

Pondering the impressive array of military capabilities that are at the center of the current defense budget debates, one can be greatly reassured by the high degree of security they promise for us all -- whatever the exact outcome.