Posts Tagged ‘Defense’

March 4th, 2018 - 12:18 pm § in Donald Trump

About those steel and aluminum tariffs …

Stocks dropped last week after Trump announced his intention to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. He didn’t base this action on economic arguments, but on national security, which makes sense. If we depend on Santa’s Workshop for steel needed for defense, and get into a confl[...]

February 14th, 2018 - 3:42 am § in America, Donald Trump

Wesley Clark on Our National Defence

General Clark is a personal hero of mine, someone I feel should have become President.  He represents a rational set of views, independent of the Trumpist screaming that has afflicted both parties.  Please watch![...]

October 26th, 2016 - 11:51 am § in Misc.

Principal Contributor to Adam Smith Wins Bomber Contract

David Brewster Bad news for Boeing. Its appeal of the award of a bomber contract to Northrop, lower than Boeing’s bid, is flatly rejected by the reviewing agency. The review managed to pry out some facts about the B-21: $556 million per plane. Northrop’s $80 Billion Bomber Win Spelled Out in[...]

March 17th, 2016 - 11:51 am § in Misc.

Military Admits Billion-Dollar War Toy F-35 Is F**ked

Where is the GOP led congress?  Isn’t defence their big issue? Officials are finally admitting the F-35 fighter has turned into a nightmare—but it’s too late to stop the $400 billion program now. Way back in the early 2000s,  Donald Rumsfeld had a dream ….had a dream. He would show[...]

March 8th, 2016 - 8:29 pm § in Politics

This chart shows how Obama starved the defense budget

Oops. Guess that argument won’t fly …  [...]

December 3rd, 2014 - 10:27 am § in America

National Defense

Buck Wheat commented on an article of Facebook. November 27 at 2:33am · With the Stealth fighter everything is all about sensor and data technology, if they are that far behind then the fighter is no better then an American F-15 New Russian Stealth Jet Fighter Called ‘Super Weapon’ Giving Russi[...]