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War is a Racket
War is a Racket By General Smedley D. Butler That war is a racket has been told us by many, but rarely by one of this stature.
cyclesOfHumanHistory  corruptedMilitary  plutocracy 
december 2016 by joeybaker
Pentagon buries evidence of $125 billion in bureaucratic waste
The Pentagon has buried an internal study that exposed $125 billion in administrative waste, according to findings by The Washington Post. (Victoria Walker/The Washington Post) The Pentagon has
corruptedMilitary  governmentMalfeasance  militaryLies 
december 2016 by joeybaker
Navy denies it pirated 558K copies of software, says contractor consented
In response to a lawsuit accusing the US Navy of pirating more than 558,000 copies of virtual reality software, the Navy conceded Monday that it had installed the software on "hundreds of thousands
intellectualProperty  corruptedMilitary 
november 2016 by joeybaker
Only One of Six Air Force F-35s Could Actually Take Off During Mock Deployment - Fortune
Five of six Air Force F-35 fighter jets were unable to take off during a recent exercise due to software bugs that continue to hamstring the world
governmentMalfeasance  corruptedMilitary  governmentIncompetence 
may 2016 by joeybaker
Inside Erik Prince’s Treacherous Drive to Build a Private Air Force
ON A CRISP SATURDAY in November 2014, a black Mercedes SUV pulled onto the tarmac of an Austrian specialty aviation company 30 miles south of Vienna. Employees of the firm, Airborne Technologies,
corruptedMilitary  plutocracy 
april 2016 by joeybaker
Blackwater’s Founder Is Under Investigation for Money Laundering, Ties to Chinese Intel, and Brokering Mercenary Services
ERIK PRINCE, founder of the now-defunct mercenary firm Blackwater and current chairman of Frontier Services Group, is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and other federal agencies
corruptedMilitary  corruption 
march 2016 by joeybaker
Pentagon Approves 'Bunker Buster' Smart Bombs Sale To Turkey For Fight Against Kurds
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ricky Zuniga Jr. transports a 5,000-pound "Bunker Buster" GBU-37 bomb while training for weapons loading at the Whiteman Air Force Base in Johnson County, Missouri, in
governmentIncompetence  corruptedMilitary  mesopotamia 
march 2016 by joeybaker
Wounded in Iraq, Ugandans Fight for Compensation from America
THEY CALL HER Mama Tara, and on the walls of her office, next to a three-dimensional puzzle of the globe, completed and turned to Africa, is a slip of paper with a verse from the Book of Proverbs:
corruptedMilitary  mesopotamia 
february 2016 by joeybaker
How the Snowden Saga will End
To understand how something will end, we have to understand how it began. Around 2003, someone very very high up in the intelligence community visited Cornell. You might think you know people high up
governmentOverreach  surveillanceState  corruptedMilitary  policeMilitarization  corporateCorruption  globalUnrest 
february 2016 by joeybaker
The admiral in charge of Navy intelligence has not been allowed to see military secrets for years
In this 2012 photo, Rear Adm. Ted “Twig” Branch, commander of Naval Air Force Atlantic, speaks to the crew aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Spec. 3rd
corruption  governmentIncompetence  corruptedMilitary  ***** 
january 2016 by joeybaker

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