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Pentagon Confirms There’s Been an Explosion at Kabul Airport

Pentagon Confirms There’s Been an Explosion at Kabul Airport

The Pentagon has confirmed that there's been an explosion at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, the site of the…

3 years ago

Pentagon Confirms U.S. Has Resumed Air Operations in Kabul

John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said that the United States has resumed its air operations at the Hamid Karzai…

3 years ago

Pentaton Set to Approve Extending National Guard’s Deployment in D.C.

The Pentagon is set to approve extending the National Guard's deployment in Washington, D.C. for another 60 days. Final details…

3 years ago

House Democrats Introduce Bill to Limit Transfer of Military-Grade Gear to Police

Amid the national debate about the militarization of law enforcement, House Democrats have introduced a bill to limit the transfer…

3 years ago

Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller Halts Biden Transition Briefings

Chris MIller, the acting Secretary of Defense, has ordered the Pentagon to halt President-elect Joe Biden's transition briefings. A top…

3 years ago

Top Republican on House Armed Services Committee Is “Dismayed” By Trump’s Remarks on the Military

Mac Thornberry, the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, says he'd "dismayed" by President Donald Trump's remarks questioning…

4 years ago

Pentagon Looks to Provide 100,000 Body Bags Intended for Civilian Use During Pandemic

Bloomberg reports that the Pentagon is looking to provide as many as 100,000 body bags intended for civilian use during…

4 years ago

Dem Senators Berate Pentagon Officials Over Trump’s Plan to Use War Money for His Wall

By Mike Stone and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. senators berated top Defense Department officials on Thursday over…

5 years ago

Malicious Cuts Reveal Trump’s Budget Priorities Are Not About The Money

An administration that cared about taxpayer dollars would not maliciously cut from the smallest areas of discretionary spending and call…

7 years ago

Trump Will Gut Environmental Protections To Fund Unnecessary Military Spending

The administration also plans to go after EPA climate programs put into place during Obama's time in the White House.

7 years ago

Pentagon Condemns House Benghazi Committee’s Wasteful “Speculative” Investigation

"Congress has an obligation to use resources and taxpayer dollars effectively and efficiently and respect the men, women, and resources…

8 years ago

Despite Battlefield Losses, Bush’s ISIS Monster Will Not Go Away Soon

"To be fully effective, we must stop the recruitment, radicalization and mobilization of people engaged in terrorist activities.”

8 years ago

Obama Heeds Pentagon Concerns and Bans Atlantic Oil Drilling

To protect the environment and national security, President Obama heeded the Pentagon and banned Atlantic drilling.

8 years ago

GOP’s Favorite Socialist Program Lost $8.5 Trillion And Will Bankrupt America

It is a common Pentagon practice to "regularly cheat on its accounting books" by submitting a falsely balanced budget to…

9 years ago

Huckabee Thinks One Beheading Is Worse Than 17 Texans Killed In Record Floods

Huckabee raged and attempted to contradict the President telling Fox News that, "I assure you that one beheading is much…

9 years ago

Obama Hammers Republicans For Betraying Their Country On Climate Change

It was prescient, then, that when President Obama addressed graduates of the Coast Guard Academy and told them that "denying…

9 years ago

House Republicans Pass Measure To Prevent DREAMers From Serving In The Military

The U.S. House voted to block a measure permitting considering letting immigrants who arrived here illegally to serve in the…

9 years ago

Lindsey Graham Proves Ayatollah Right – America Is Disintegrating in Madness

Republicans have actively worked for the collapse of the political system (government) entirely. Now, the machinations of the Republicans have…

9 years ago

Republicans Use Deficit Lie To Try To Cut Health Care While Increasing Military Spending

Republicans are looking for ways to increase the already bloated defense budget they claim is woefully underfunded. And, as is…

9 years ago

Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind

Pressing Pentagon demands in a time of terror threats and Islamic State militants have put newly empowered congressional Republicans in…

9 years ago

The GOP Wants to Turn America into the Ultimate No-Go Zone

Republicans want to replace the laws of physics and say, "This is how reality works now" but you can't legislate…

9 years ago

President Obama Will Request $263 Million To Outfit Law Enforcement With Body Cameras

President Obama will announce on Monday a proposal to provide $263 million in funds over a three-year period to outfit…

10 years ago

Why Republicans Want America To Forget 9/11

It is unlikely any American over the age of three or four will forget 911, but it is highly likely…

10 years ago

That Just Happened! Fox News Columnist Likens Gitmo Prisoner Release To Nazi Germany

On Monday, Fox News columnist J.D. Gordon wrote an article that cranked the hyperbole up to 11, as the former…

10 years ago

In Case You Missed It… Assorted Oddities from Around the Web

Stories that hit the web this past week include the zombie apocalypse, Godzilla's anatomy, wheel design and fat Arnold Schwarzenegger.

10 years ago

Even Conservatives are Finding Nearly Two Trillion in Potential Savings in the Defense Budget

Long a target for cuts by liberals, two fiscally conservatives groups have now also joined the call for reduced defense…

11 years ago

Opposition to Chuck Hagel is a No-Win Scenario for the GOP

There is no conceivable outcome in which GOP opposition to Chuck Hagel ends happily for Republicans

11 years ago

Republicans Are Once Again Trying to Hold The Economy Hostage Over Christmas

This Christmas is shaping up like every other year's end since President Obama has been in office, with Republicans holding…

11 years ago

Navy Seals Are Not Dominionists’ Rescue Squads

In addition to the mandatory attendance requirements at events sponsored by, and performed on, military campuses everywhere - there are…

12 years ago

Obama’s Support for Israel’s Iron Dome Gives GOP Fits of Cognitive Dissonance

Facts crash into belief where Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system is concerned. How could Obama have paid for it…

12 years ago

7 Reasons Romney is a Terrible Choice for Veterans, Soldiers and Their Families

An empty suit of a man who couldn't even fake giving a damn about our troops.

12 years ago

Trying to Distract from His Own 9/11 Failures, Dick Cheney Whines About Obama

Dick Cheney is desperately trying to distract from the new NYT evidence against Bush ignoring 9/11 intel by falsely accusing…

12 years ago

Those Don’t Tax But Spend Republicans At it Again

American defense spending in 2007 alone amounted to just over half of what was spent in the entire world. In…

14 years ago