"Congress has an obligation to use resources and taxpayer dollars effectively and efficiently and respect the men, women, and resources of DoD.
It is a common Pentagon practice to "regularly cheat on its accounting books" by submitting a falsely balanced budget to the Treasury
It was prescient, then, that when President Obama addressed graduates of the Coast Guard Academy and told them that "denying it (climate change), or refusing to deal with it endangers our national security. Anything less is negligence. It is a dereliction of duty and it undermines the readiness of our forces," he was describing and referring to Republicans.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul introduced a budget amendment to increase military spending by 190 billion dollars over the next two years.
Republicans are looking for ways to increase the already bloated defense budget they claim is woefully underfunded. And, as is their wont, they are targeting domestic programs due to their regard for the "out-of-control" and "unsustainable deficit."
Republicans want to replace the laws of physics and say, "This is how reality works now" but you can't legislate reality out of existence
President Obama will announce on Monday a proposal to provide $263 million in funds over a three-year period to outfit 50,000 police officers across the nation with body cameras.
White jets and their chemtrails have replaced black helicopters as harbingers of certain climate doom. It's the black guy in the White House and his government running dogs doing all the harm.
Since Republicans have relentlessly obstructed jobs programs for America's Veterans, the President took it upon himself to enact the program at American military bases and provide job training for at least 50,000 veterans.
In fact, there is very little that Ted Cruz even likes about this country, including the United States Constitution, that he would burn to the ground in a hot second if he were able.
President Obama is right; Iraq can secure their own country's future" and "fight for their own country" against ISIS.
House Republicans met with war criminal Dick Cheney for counsel on dealing with IS, and likely to promote a new Iraq war.
The United States Air Force, itself sworn to "support and defend the Constitution," cannot abide by, support, or defend either the First Amendment or Article VI and rejected an atheist airman's attempt to reenlist to serve and defend his country unless he swears a religious oath.
. As usual they use mendacity as a fear-mongering tool to convince their stupid supporters that President Obama's attempt to assuage the health and economic devastation of climate change is a deliberate job-killing, economy-devastating, terrorist assault on Americans.
In the House of Representatives, Republicans signaled to the world that not only are they not discussing the veracity of man-made climate change, they signaled to the world they are smarter than climate scientists and officially denied that what 97% of climate scientists say is wrong and that there is no climate change threat.
Stories that hit the web this past week include the zombie apocalypse, Godzilla's anatomy, wheel design and fat Arnold Schwarzenegger.
James Kimber spoke with a voter in his district over the weekend and discovered that soldiers stationed in Bahrain will no longer receive Imminent Danger Pay starting June 1st. He feels this is extremely wrong.
Republicans have gone out of their way to keep America's Veterans in a struggle to find work after returning from war.
Fundamentalist Christianity is determined to turn not only our government, but more frighteningly, our military, into their tool
With more than 780 troops still on state active duty in Massachusetts, the National Guard's warning about the sequester cuts should serve as an impetus for Republicans.