Tagged: US defense budget

Buying a Bigger Club

  As Russia infiltrates our online infrastructure and as China quietly buys up the Third World, America seeks to achieve invulnerability by creating a massive military force. That’s like a cave man shaping a...

I Don’t Care What Chuck Hagel Said about Gays

I Don’t Care What Chuck Hagel Said about Gays

Some things are important. Others are more important. And throughout our lives we must weigh one against the other. It is important to avoid hurting the feelings of any individual or group, but when...

Starve the Poor to Buy Bombs? I Don’t Think So!

Starve the Poor to Buy Bombs? I Don’t Think So!

I realize this is a campaign year and I know most of the political posturing that’s going on has only one purpose – to win votes. And I am aware that the outrageous proposals put...

Will 9/11 Ceremonies Help the U.S. Defense Budget?

Will 9/11 Ceremonies Help the U.S. Defense Budget?

Sandra is reliving the horror of Nine-Eleven through the endless memorials on television, but I could take no more of it. Call me insensitive. Call me crass. I’ve had it up to here with...

Farewell to the Free Press. Hello to Managed News

Farewell to the Free Press. Hello to Managed News

I was privileged to work as a reporter during a time of relative press freedom. It was an innocent time. You might even say we were naive. And we certainly mishandled the news from...