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Strike Two: US Again Launches ‘Defense’ Attack on Russian and Syrian Forces in Syria

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute February 14, 2018   Strike Two: US Again Launches ‘Defense’ Attack on Russian and Syrian Forces in Syria     For the second time in a week, US military forces occupying northeast Syria have attacked Syrian government forces, blowing up a Russian-made T-72 battle tank on Saturday. According to a statement made today […]

Strike Two: US Again Launches 'Defense' Attack on Russian and Syrian Forces in Syria

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I Love a Parade!

By Karen Kwiatkowski LewRockwell.com February 8, 2018   I Love a Parade!     President Trump has called on the Pentagon to provide a military parade on the 4th of July in Washington! I find no fault in this presidential request, and I hope it becomes a recurring event. Naturally, the brass disagrees.  They say things […]


The Neglected Costs of the Warfare State: An Austrian Tribute to Seymour Melman

By Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Mises Institute January 12, 2018   The Neglected Costs of the Warfare State: An Austrian Tribute to Seymour Melman   Libertarians often point to “What Is Seen and What Is Not Seen,” a famous essay in which economist Frédéric Bastiat (1801–1850) makes perhaps the most important, if easily neglected, point […]

The Neglected Costs of the Warfare State: An Austrian Tribute to Seymour Melman

The US Constitution Was Never Necessary for Military Defense

The US Constitution Was Never Necessary for Military Defense

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute December 8, 2017   The US Constitution Was Never Necessary for Military Defense   Before the US Constitution of 1787 was ratified, its proponents have claimed a centralized and powerful American state was necessary for the purposes of military defense. But, as the Anti-Federalists of the time pointed out, the older constitution (known […]


Pentagon starting first-ever financial audit

By Against Crony Capitalism December 8, 2017   Pentagon starting first-ever financial audit     This audit is headed by Grover Norquist’s brother. So there is a glimmer, a sliver, of hope that some good might actually be done here. We’ll see. Talk about a colossal undertaking.   (From The Hill)   Department of Defense (DOD) […]

Pentagon starting first-ever financial audit

The US and the Global Artificial Intelligence Arms Race

The US and the Global Artificial Intelligence Arms Race

By Ulson Gunnar New Eastern Outlook December 5, 2017   The US and the Global Artificial Intelligence Arms Race     Artificial intelligence (AI) is already widely used by tech firms worldwide for everything from search engines to social media. It is also increasingly being developed for other applications including monitoring systems and decision making. Experimental platforms […]


There is Nothing Patriotic or Conservative About Our Bloated Defense Budget

By John J. Duncan, Jr. Ron Paul Institute November 17, 2017   There is Nothing Patriotic or Conservative About Our Bloated Defense Budget     Several times over my 29 years in Congress I have wondered whether there are any fiscal conservatives at the Pentagon. It seems that the Defense Department is just like every other […]

There is Nothing Patriotic or Conservative About Our Bloated Defense Budget

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How to End the Korea Crisis

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute September 26, 2017   How to End the Korea Crisis   The descent of US/North Korea “crisis” to the level of schoolyard taunts should be remembered as one of the most bizarre, dangerous, and disgraceful chapters in US foreign policy history. President Trump, who holds the lives of millions of […]


Attack Venezuela? Trump Can’t be Serious!

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute August 15, 2017   Attack Venezuela? Trump Can’t be Serious!   There is something unsettling about how President Trump has surrounded himself with generals. From his defense secretary to his national security advisor to his White House chief of staff, Trump looks to senior military officers to fill key positions […]

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China ~ Red Tide Rising

China ~ Red Tide Rising

By James Holbrooks The Anti-Media August 3, 2017   China ~ Red Tide Rising     Beijing — As tensions continue to rise — and accelerate— over North Korea and its missile program, China’s President Xi Jinping gave his highly anticipated speech at the 90th-anniversary celebration of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Tuesday. In his speech, […]


Scientists Turn Docile Mice Into Super Aggressive Alphas With Brain Stimulation

By Nicholas West Activist Post July 20, 2017   Scientists Turn Docile Mice Into Super Aggressive Alphas With Brain Stimulation     Hacking the human brain to enhance performance seems to be the ultimate dream of technocrats and their military counterparts. We have reported extensively about the various methods that the military is studying to design […]

Scientists Turn Docile Mice Into Super Aggressive Alphas With Brain Stimulation

Police Body Cameras To Be Equipped With Facial Recognition

Police Body Cameras To Be Equipped With Facial Recognition

By Nicholas West Activist Post July 19, 2017   Police Body Cameras To Be Equipped With Facial Recognition     Given the steady roll-out of biometrics in banking, personal computing, and travel as of late, it seemed to be just a matter of time before police were equipped the latest biometric ID technology. Defense One reports that, Device-maker Motorola will work with artificial […]


Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 19, 2017   Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security   On Friday the House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018. President Trump’s request already included a huge fifty or so billion dollar spending increase, […]

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