defense budget

Bill Maher took on our bloated defense budget and the "vessels of our outsourced masculinity" in America during his New Rules segment on Real Time this Friday night. Read more...
Back when moderate Republicans were more numerous and had control of the party's discussion, they could be counted upon to develop some fairly sound national security guidance. Here's one of those moments: First: No people on earth can be held, Read more...
Igor Volsky at the Wonk Room reports on a press release from the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, who want to remind us about all of the benefits that the Republicans will be denying the service members of the US armed forces, because it's Read more...
For some strange unexplicable reason, Thomas Donnelly (AEI defense analyst, former PNAC deputy executive director) felt compelled to endorse Sarah Pal Read more...
After talking about how “remarkable” it is that President Obama couldn’t get the Republicans and ConservaDem Ben Nelson to go along with more sp Read more...

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Steve Benen writes the defense post that I've been considering for the last few days. He's asking, so where are those responsible Republican fisca Read more...
I've been seeing a number of op-eds in recent defense journals that have a slightly hysterical, paranoid perspective on the "dangers" of health care Read more...
I'm in. It's time that DADT is abolished for good. Besides us, these blogs are also participating: Pam Spaulding, Pam's House Blend, Michelangelo S Read more...
Lawyers, Guns and Money: A staple of right-wing New Deal denialism. Faithful Progressive: Foreign investors and U.S. elections. Attackerman: Not a s Read more...
As David Sirota points out, here are some "objective, nonpartisan, non-ideological facts": -- The 2010 Pentagon budget means "every man, woman and Read more...