US/Iran Rhetoric Escalates

By: Monday January 2, 2012 9:37 am

It must be an election year, because the noise about war with Iran has quite suddenly elevated. You have Republican Presidential candidates talking about blockades and putting missiles on high alert, threats to block the Strait of Hormuz, and the like. And Iran is doing its best to avoid an apocalyptic rhetoric gap, by announcing [...]

OMB Trying to Stop Pentagon Slush Funds

By: Thursday December 8, 2011 12:15 pm

There are several ways in which the Defense Department’s extended whine about automatic sequestration cuts to their base budget is a joke, but the White House has apparently sniffed out one of those ways. The Overseas Contingency budget has quickly become a slush fund for the Pentagon. Money earmarked to go toward operations in Iraq [...]

Tens of Thousands of Anti-Aircraft Missiles Go Missing in Libya

By: Tuesday September 27, 2011 12:57 pm

As fighting continues in Libya, a disturbing new report reveals that over 20,000 surface-to-air missiles have gone missing in the country. This is a Brian Ross special, so take it with a huge grain of salt, but the White House basically confirmed the report in a morning press gaggle. U.S. officials had once thought there [...]

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