Murtaza Hussain of The Intercept calls Trump’s anti-war posturing “a bad parody.”
About $1 billion in stimulus funds for making masks and other protective equipment went to weapons manufacturers.
The family is set to introduce a bill in Vanessa Guillén’s name on Capitol Hill next week.
This comes after both chambers of Congress approved a $740 billion Defense Department budget.
Even as Trump withdraws troops, we must be prepared for if and when he does recall them to stamp out dissent.
At $1.21 trillion, the actual national security budget is almost twice the size of the announced Pentagon budget.
After 40 years, the Pentagon budget is still rising.
We could easily fund health care for all by ending military boondoggles and fruitless wars.
U.S. wars, while fought thousands of miles away, hit far closer to home than we like to think.