defense spending

U.S. Navy needs more Ships to Rule the World


Beyond all the bullshit about the election hacking, the plutarchy's duopoly and whatever else the Ministry of Truth tells people to talk about on a daily basis, the New American Century continues. Seemingly lost in all the talk about Trump and Clinton, as usual, is the fact that Serfs will be Serfs, Rulers will be Rulers and the Empire will march on.

Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Part 3 - Fiscal Costs

In my first diary in this series, I noted how far removed most of us in the United States are from those who serve in our armed forces. The number of Americans who have a close family member who is or has served in the military has steadily decreased over the last several decades from 75% to around 33%.