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The Pentagon Overpays for Almost Everything—Massive waste, Massive crony capitalism

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   The Pentagon Overpays for Almost Everything—Massive waste, Massive crony capitalism   The Department of Defense has been given a free ride pretty much since World War II. The Military Industrial Complex which President Eisenhower warned about in his farewell address (former 5 star general Eisenhower) is very real and […]

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The US Just Can’t Stop Blowing Billions in Afghanistan

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino The US Just Can’t Stop Blowing Billions in Afghanistan     We stay and will stay in a more “limited” way in Afghanistan because it is vitally important in the “grand game.” Afghanistan is the cornerstone of Asia and it is at the crossroads of the Silk Road. To […]


Obama’s Strategy Of Fomenting Revolution In Ukraine Is Backfiring Dramatically 1

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder Obama’s Strategy Of Fomenting Revolution In Ukraine Is Backfiring Dramatically   When the Obama administration was plotting to overthrow the democratically-elected government of Ukraine, what in the world did they expect to happen in the aftermath?  Did they just expect Russia to roll over and play dead as the […]

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Washington’s Arrogance, Hubris, and Evil Have Set the Stage for War

  Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Washington’s Arrogance, Hubris, and Evil Have Set the Stage for War   In some quarters public awareness is catching up with Stephen Lendman, Michel Chossudovsky, Rick Rozoff, myself and a few others in realizing the grave danger in the crisis that Washington has created in Ukraine. The […]


Russia And China Stand In Agreement On Ukraine – And That Is Very Bad News For The United States

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder Russia And China Stand In Agreement On Ukraine – And That Is Very Bad News For The United States   So much for “isolating” Russia.  The Chinese government is publicly siding with Russia on the crisis in Ukraine, and that is very bad news for the United States.  Not […]

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‘I Didn’t Join to Be Sacrificed’: U.S. Troops Fed Up with Risky Afghanistan Strategy 1

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino ‘I Didn’t Join to Be Sacrificed’: U.S. Troops Fed Up with Risky Afghanistan Strategy     Afghanistan stinks. The death, despair, cronyism, corruption, the companies licking their chops over lithium and rare earths deposits, the endless funds which are printed here and flow through Kabul to God only knows […]


Top Adviser To The Chinese Government Calls For A “Global Currency” To Replace The U.S. Dollar

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder   Top Adviser To The Chinese Government Calls For A “Global Currency” To Replace The U.S. Dollar   The former chief economist at the World Bank, Justin Yifu Lin, is advising the Chinese government that the time has come for a single global currency.  Lin, who is also a […]

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Pentagon ‘big winner’ in $1T omnibus bill (Defense contractors too, Taxpayers lose)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Pentagon ‘big winner’ in $1T omnibus bill (Defense contractors too, Taxpayers lose)     Everyone is dancing around up in DC today. The defense contractors, the Pentagon, the members of Congress with boondoggle weapon system projects in their districts. (Which is to say nearly every member of Congress.) Happy […]

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Ron Paul Rewind: Defense Spending vs. Empire Spending

  Source: http://ronpaulinstitute.org By Chris Rossini Ron Paul Rewind: Defense Spending vs. Empire Spending   Last year, debate “moderators” from Fox News had a hard time understanding the difference between legitimate spending on defending the U.S. versus the wasteful spending on the military empire. Dr. Paul explained it with passion and in true smackdown form, […]