The U.S. military plans to take over America by 2030. According to “Megacities: Urban Future, the Emerging Complexity,” a Pentagon training video created by the Army for U.S. Special Operations Command, the U.S. military plans to use armed forces to solve future domestic political and social problems. Yet, as John W. Whitehead explains in this […]
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by Ron Paul In a disturbing indication of how difficult it would be to bring military spending in line with actual threats overseas, House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry (R – TX) told President Obama last week that his war funding request of $11.6 billion for the rest of the year was far too […]
According to a recent study by the Pentagon-linked RAND Corporation, there are several scenarios where a US/China war may break out. Are China’s actions in the South China Sea pushing a war scenario? What about US intervention in the region?
Congress will vote on the 2017 military spending bill this week. Despite all the talk of sequestration and the need to “rebuild the military,” the military industrial complex can look forward to another huge injection of money. Does this huge budget keep us safe? Or does it keep the Beltway bandits rich?
By Ron Paul For many of us concerned with liberty, the letters “NDAA” have come to symbolize Washington’s ongoing effort to undermine the US Constitution in the pursuit of constant war overseas. It was the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2012 that introduced into law the idea that American citizens could be indefinitely detained […]
Prof. Andrew Bacevich joins the Liberty Report to discuss his new book on the 30 year US war in the greater Middle East. Why are we losing and is there a better way?
By Ron Paul Last week the House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act requiring women to register with Selective Service. This means that if Congress ever brings back the draft, women will be forcibly sent to war. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXiE-kvO6wU The amendment is a response to the Pentagon’s decision to allow […]
22 veterans commit suicide every day. Thanks neocons.
While Republican candidates for the presidency promise to “rebuild the military,” a new poll shows that the majority of Americans want the military budget to decrease. Are the people coming to realize that the war party does not keep us safe?
by Ron Paul The Republican presidential debates have become so heated and filled with insults, it almost seems we are watching a pro wrestling match. There is no civility, and I wonder whether the candidates are about to come to blows. But despite what appears to be total disagreement among them, there is one area […]