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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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Low-Cost Micro Satellites are Spawning a Global Surveillance Arms Race

Low-Cost Micro Satellites are Spawning a Global Surveillance Arms Race

By Nicholas West Activist Post June 27, 2017   Low-Cost Micro Satellites are Spawning a Global Surveillance Arms Race     The emergence of low-cost micro satellites is starting to spawn a global surveillance arms race: the familiar problem-reaction-solution paradigm upon what all other arms races are built. “Our competitors will learn to use this exploding […]


Why Are We Attacking the Syrians Who Are Fighting ISIS?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 12, 2017   Why Are We Attacking the Syrians Who Are Fighting ISIS?   Just when you thought our Syria policy could not get any worse, last week it did. The US military twice attacked Syrian government forces from a military base it illegally occupies inside Syria. According […]

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NATO's Biggest Challenge -- Make 'Frightened' Europe Pay Up!

NATO’s Biggest Challenge — Make ‘Frightened’ Europe Pay Up!

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute May 15, 2017   NATO’s Biggest Challenge — Make ‘Frightened’ Europe Pay Up!     The Baltic countries, and some of their Scandinavian neighbors, are mortally terrified of Russia. Or so they would have us believe. They clamored to join NATO as soon as the Soviet Union collapsed and are […]


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War Between U.S. And China Brewing in S. China Sea?

By James Holbrooks The Anti-Media April 1, 2017   War Between U.S. And China Brewing in South China Sea?     Adding fuel to an already highly combustible situation in Southeast Asia, Reuters reported Tuesday that China has “largely completed major construction of military infrastructure on artificial islands it has built in the South China […]


The Pentagon has never been audited. That’s astonishing

By Against Crony Capitalism March 21, 2017   The Pentagon has never been audited. That’s astonishing     Not that astonishing to us. But it is still nuts. (From The Guardian)   On Thursday, Donald Trump released a preliminary budget proposal that calls for a $52bn increase in military spending. But just last December, a […]

The Pentagon has never been audited. That’s astonishing