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The Hill
Ryan: Obama putting 'pet' projects above troopsit from even reaching the president's desk. They argue that any increase in def
Ryan: Obama putting 'pet' projects above troops
The Hill / Posted 4 hours ago
it from even reaching the president's desk. They argue that any increase in defense should be met with an increase in non-defense spending. It's not certain when the final defense bill will be unveiled, but defense experts predict Republicans and... Read more
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FOX Business
Kratos' Stock Rally Crashesin Q2. "Solid," mind you, does not mean "great." But Kratos reported 5% revenu
Kratos' Stock Rally Crashes
FOX Business / Posted 7 hours ago
in Q2. "Solid," mind you, does not mean "great." But Kratos reported 5% revenue gains in a not particularly strong defense spending environment, and reduced net losses by 31% compared to last year's Q2 results. The company even reported a... Read more
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FOX Business
Kratos' Stock Rally CrashesReading Below "Solid," mind you, does not mean "great." But Kratos reported 5%
Kratos' Stock Rally Crashes
FOX Business / Posted 7 hours ago
Reading Below "Solid," mind you, does not mean "great." But Kratos reported 5% revenue gains in a not particularly strong defense spending environment, and reduced net losses by 31% compared to last year's Q2 results. The company even reported a... Read more
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Salon.com
Mike Pence’s Virginia pitch: Trump’s running mate tries to reassure nervous Republicansexurban Republicans feel better about pulling the lever for their massively unp
Mike Pence’s Virginia pitch: Trump’s running mate tries to reassure nervous Republicans
Salon.com / Posted 16 hours ago
exurban Republicans feel better about pulling the lever for their massively unpopular nominee: you’ll get your tax cuts, you’ll get your defense spending, you’ll get your Antonin Scalia clones on the Supreme Court. Oh, and by the way, he’s not raci... Read more
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NBC Washington
McAuliffe: 'Tough Decisions Ahead' as $1.5B Shortfall Loomsand sales tax revenue growth. High-paying jobs lost due to automatic federal b
McAuliffe: 'Tough Decisions Ahead' as $1.5B Shortfall Looms
NBC Washington / Posted 3 days ago
and sales tax revenue growth. High-paying jobs lost due to automatic federal budget cuts known as sequestration and to defense spending cuts have been replaced by lower-wage positions, McAuliffe said. At the same time, baby boomers are... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Gov. McAuliffe on $1.2 billion shortfall: 'We must prepare ourselves for tough decisions'and tax revenue, which grew, but at a slower rate than anticipated. The loss o
Gov. McAuliffe on $1.2 billion shortfall: 'We must prepare ourselves for tough decisions'
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
and tax revenue, which grew, but at a slower rate than anticipated. The loss of high-paying jobs due to sequestration and defense spending cuts has changed the employment mix in Virginia. Recent job gains have been in lower paying job... Read more
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The Hill
The NATO blame game– that the U.S. should somehow question its Article V ironclad commitment to co
The NATO blame game
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
– that the U.S. should somehow question its Article V ironclad commitment to collective defense of all allies because of defense spending or a countries proximity to Russia – undercuts the very norms that have kept Europe and the world at peace... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Letters to the editor — Aug. 26is not great, but certainly based on a look at the other countries in the world
Letters to the editor — Aug. 26
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 3 days ago
is not great, but certainly based on a look at the other countries in the world, it is a lie, certainly if economies, defense spending, and lifestyles are used as measuring criteria. And this brings up another important point, those that tend... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 4 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 4 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 4 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
‘The Flying Bum’ Crashes After Second Test Flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
‘The Flying Bum’ Crashes After Second Test Flight
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
World’s biggest aircraft crashes after 2nd test flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
World’s biggest aircraft crashes after 2nd test flight
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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Business Wire
Top 5 Vendors in the Global Military Infrastructure and Logistics Market from 2016 to 2020, by Technavioand logistics-related services are vulnerable to the sudden economic deteriorat
Top 5 Vendors in the Global Military Infrastructure and Logistics Market from 2016 to 2020, by Technavio
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
and logistics-related services are vulnerable to the sudden economic deterioration or decline in the government defense spending. “The weak economic conditions in numerous regions and countries will have a substantial impact on the... Read more
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Business Wire
Growing Adoption of Intelligent Hearing Protection Devices in Diverse Industries to Boost Growth, Reports Technaviointelligent hearing protection products. According to Abhay Sinha, a lead rese
Growing Adoption of Intelligent Hearing Protection Devices in Diverse Industries to Boost Growth, Reports Technavio
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
intelligent hearing protection products. According to Abhay Sinha, a lead research analyst at Technavio, “The increasing defense spending by governments in developing regions such as APAC and the subsequent rise in consumption is also... Read more
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FOX Business
Who Will Build Japan's New Drone Fighter Jet?actions by a resurgent China -- and a re-crazy North Korea -- the island nation
Who Will Build Japan's New Drone Fighter Jet?
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
actions by a resurgent China -- and a re-crazy North Korea -- the island nation has embarked upon a massive, multi-year defense spending binge and increased defense spending five years in succession. And that's just the beginning. This year,... Read more
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FOX Business
Who Will Build Japan's New Drone Fighter Jet?actions by a resurgent China -- and a re-crazy North Korea -- the island nation
Who Will Build Japan's New Drone Fighter Jet?
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
actions by a resurgent China -- and a re-crazy North Korea -- the island nation has embarked upon a massive, multi-year defense spending binge and increased defense spending five years in succession. And that's just the beginning. This year,... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
The world's largest aircraft crashes after 2nd test flightbum." The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
The world's largest aircraft crashes after 2nd test flight
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
bum." The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Hybrid Air Vehicles then managed to raise over 3.4 million pounds ($4.4 million) through two crowd... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Secrets of ultra stealth submarines revealed in massive leak12 regional powers have submarines at sea, according to IHS Jane's, and at leas
Secrets of ultra stealth submarines revealed in massive leak
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
12 regional powers have submarines at sea, according to IHS Jane's, and at least eight want to buy new or replacement subs. While defense spending in Europe is basically flat, Asian countries are increasing their military budgets by 5% eac... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Secrets of ultra stealth submarines revealed in massive leak12 regional powers have submarines at sea, according to IHS Jane's, and at leas
Secrets of ultra stealth submarines revealed in massive leak
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
12 regional powers have submarines at sea, according to IHS Jane's, and at least eight want to buy new or replacement subs. While defense spending in Europe is basically flat, Asian countries are increasing their military budgets by 5% eac... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Rural Infrastructure Needed: High-Tech Solutions for Low-Budget America.defense. This is a pretty big deal when considering the building of a five-bill
Rural Infrastructure Needed: High-Tech Solutions for Low-Budget America.
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
defense. This is a pretty big deal when considering the building of a five-billion-dollar wall is in play as necessary defense spending. To save on budget, making roadways and transportation multi-use would save the cost of continually... Read more
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The Manila Times
On ‘Capt. Fantastic’ and ‘War Dogs’best known for The Hangover films. So while this film handles rather serious po
On ‘Capt. Fantastic’ and ‘War Dogs’
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
best known for The Hangover films. So while this film handles rather serious political subject matter: US arms deals, defense spending and weapons contracts, you can expect some irreverent political humor thrown in. About 10 years ago, two... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Follow The Money Trail For Source Of "Russian Threat" ParanoiaBradie, chief executive of CBR, who talked of the "opportunities" the current s
Follow The Money Trail For Source Of "Russian Threat" Paranoia
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
Bradie, chief executive of CBR, who talked of the "opportunities" the current situation presents. The case for higher defense spending to counter the “Russian threat” has been made by a series of think-tanks. And guess what? The most hawkish... Read more
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The Hill
Trump bulks up attacks on Dems over defense, rural issuesfor allowing America's military to shrink, specifically noting that the White H
Trump bulks up attacks on Dems over defense, rural issues
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
for allowing America's military to shrink, specifically noting that the White House's 2017 budget is a 25 percent cut in defense spending from 2011 levels. "We face threats as never before, but the Obama-Clinton Administration is determined to... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
NFL Stock Watch: Jameis Winston, RG3 and Funchess rising, Matt Jones fallingfinished a rookie season that suggests he’s going to take a leap in year two, a
NFL Stock Watch: Jameis Winston, RG3 and Funchess rising, Matt Jones falling
Yahoo Sports / Posted 9 days ago
finished a rookie season that suggests he’s going to take a leap in year two, and he gets to face a historically bad Saints defense that yielded an 8.7 YPA with a 45:9 TD:INT ratio last season when it matters most in 2016. Devin Funchess: He... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
US Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor findsproblem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presid
US Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds
Bdnews24.com / Posted 9 days ago
problem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presidential candidates have called for increasing defense spending amid current global tension. An accurate accounting could reveal deeper problems in how the Defense... Read more
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Times of Malta
US Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor findsproblem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presid
US Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
problem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presidential candidates have called for increasing defense spending amid current global tension. An accurate accounting could reveal deeper problems in how the Defense... Read more
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Daily Mail
U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor findsgoes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presidential
U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presidential candidates have called for increasing defense spending amid current global tension. An accurate accounting could reveal deeper problems in how the Defense... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Trump fact-check: Half of Detroiters are working, looking for workSugrue told the Free Press earlier this month. "The federal programs that encou
Trump fact-check: Half of Detroiters are working, looking for work
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
Sugrue told the Free Press earlier this month. "The federal programs that encouraged deindustrialization included defense spending (which disproportionately benefited Sunbelt states) and the construction of the Interstate Highway system... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Trump fact-check: Half of Detroiters are working, looking for workSugrue told the Free Press earlier this month. "The federal programs that encou
Trump fact-check: Half of Detroiters are working, looking for work
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
Sugrue told the Free Press earlier this month. "The federal programs that encouraged deindustrialization included defense spending (which disproportionately benefited Sunbelt states) and the construction of the Interstate Highway system... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Government Report Finds $6.5 Trillion In Taxpayer Funds "Unaccounted For"problem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presid
Government Report Finds $6.5 Trillion In Taxpayer Funds "Unaccounted For"
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
problem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presidential candidates have called for increasing defense spending amid current global tension; the only issue is that more spending may not be necessary - all that is needed... Read more
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Fortune
Report: U.S. Army Fudged Trillions of Dollars in Accountingproblem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presid
Report: U.S. Army Fudged Trillions of Dollars in Accounting
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
problem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presidential candidates have called for increasing defense spending amid current global tension. An accurate accounting could reveal deeper problems in how the Defense... Read more
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Newsmax
US Army Fudged Its Accounts by Trillions of Dollars: Auditproblem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presid
US Army Fudged Its Accounts by Trillions of Dollars: Audit
Newsmax / Posted 10 days ago
problem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presidential candidates have called for increasing defense spending amid current global tension. An accurate accounting could reveal deeper problems in how the Defense... Read more
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The Hill
Contrary to optimistic claims, military has a readiness crisisreadiness “has been degraded to its lowest level in 20 years.” ADVERTISEMENT
Contrary to optimistic claims, military has a readiness crisis
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
readiness “has been degraded to its lowest level in 20 years.” ADVERTISEMENT The fact that the current topline for defense spending is, with inflation factored in, equal to or more than the Cold War average spent on the Pentagon means a lot... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor findsproblem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presid
U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
problem goes beyond mere concern for balancing books, Spinney said. Both presidential candidates have called for increasing defense spending amid current global tension. An accurate accounting could reveal deeper problems in how the Defense... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Unbearable Awesomeness of the U.S. Militarydifferent league from the militaries of other countries. Nor is this situation
The Unbearable Awesomeness of the U.S. Military
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
different league from the militaries of other countries. Nor is this situation likely to change anytime soon, as U.S. defense spending is almost three times as large as that of the United States' closest competitor, China, and accounts for... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Defense Stocks: If Hillary Clinton Wins, These 3 Defense Stocks Could Soarnot in question. Indeed, the company is a major beneficiary of the geopolitical
Defense Stocks: If Hillary Clinton Wins, These 3 Defense Stocks Could Soar
Profit Confidential / Posted 10 days ago
not in question. Indeed, the company is a major beneficiary of the geopolitical tensions that are contributing to a rise in defense spending. Week after week this year, this defense stock sets new bullish records. In October 2015, Northrop secured... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trump right about NATOand others are working in that direction. In fact, in 2015 19 NATO members halt
Trump right about NATO
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
and others are working in that direction. In fact, in 2015 19 NATO members halted what had become a pattern of cuts to defense spending, and 16 of those nations actually increased spending. The 2-percent pledge makes sense. A sustained... Read more
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Zero Hedge
On The Impossibility Of Helicopter Money And Why The Casino Will Crashhis time—–Ronald Reagan—-thought the resulting explosion of the public debt was
On The Impossibility Of Helicopter Money And Why The Casino Will Crash
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
his time—–Ronald Reagan—-thought the resulting explosion of the public debt was half Jimmy Carter’s fault and half due to defense spending increases, which didn’t count in his unique way of reckoning the national debt. Likewise, the clueless... Read more
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The China Post
Budget boost for education, welfarenoted that total spending for this year's budget (NT$1.998 trillion) was simila
Budget boost for education, welfare
The China Post / Posted 11 days ago
noted that total spending for this year's budget (NT$1.998 trillion) was similar to that for last year (NT$1.976 trillion). Defense Spending Flatlines These remarks included the government's annual defense budget, which saw almost no change compared... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. is a 98-pound weakling in Congress: How it got this terriblecoverage and compensation to first responders injured after 9/11. And while Ho
N.J. is a 98-pound weakling in Congress: How it got this terrible
NJ.com / Posted 11 days ago
coverage and compensation to first responders injured after 9/11. And while House Republicans last year voted to increase defense spending, they claimed that budget constraints forced them to cut funding for Amtrak after the May 2015 fatal... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
World’s largest aircraft completes its first flightbum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But
World’s largest aircraft completes its first flight
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 11 days ago
bum.” The aircraft was originally designed for U.S. military surveillance. But the project was grounded in 2013 because of defense spending cuts. Airlander – British design company Hybrid Air Vehicles came up with a design for the Airlander 10, a... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton Roads hotel revenue, retail sales on track for growthnumber of distressed homes on the market still is dragging down home prices. T
Hampton Roads hotel revenue, retail sales on track for growth
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
number of distressed homes on the market still is dragging down home prices. The Hampton Roads economy, which is tied to defense spending, is expected to grow slower than the national economy. Because of a slowdown in the national economy,... Read more
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