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Government Contractors and the Perpetuation of War

Lockheed Martin has been working on its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet since October 26th, 2001. Like Bell Boeing’s V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor personnel aircraft, the F-35 has had a long and infamous development phase over the past 12 years. Its … Continue reading

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Public Debt: Redux via Municipalities

I was inspired by a segment on NPR’s Morning Edition today as it related to yesterday’s post about public debt. It hit me that national debt may draw the most attention, but there might be a bigger issue in another … Continue reading

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Robert Reich Jumps Off a Cliff

Last night on NPR’s Marketplace segment, Robert Reich gave his commentary on the European debt crisis and the supposed results of the austerity measures taken to correct the crisis there. From the onset of the first sentence of Reich’s opinion, … Continue reading

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