Browsing All posts tagged under »Obama Military Budget«

Destroying The U.S. Military

March 4, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ It tells you everything you need to know about the idiots running this country. As the Russians were invading Ukraine, our Secretary of Defense was discussing major cuts to our military budget. “Si vis pacem, para bellum” is wisdom passed down to us over the centuries from ancient Rome It translates […]

An Ungrateful Congress Screws Its Own Military

January 4, 2014 by

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By Gregory D. Lee ~ The budget just passed by both houses of Congress and signed into law by President Obama is shameful because it reduces the cost of living allowance (COLA) by 1% for military retirees under age 62. In an effort for full disclosure, I am a retired U.S. Army Reserve Chief Warrant […]

Our Military’s Grim State: Armed Forces Under Stress

July 21, 2011 by

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By Mike Brownfield This is the grim state of our military’s readiness: An Air Force F-15C that broke in half during flight, two F-18s that have caught fire aboard ships, every single cruiser with cracks in its hull, A-10C Warthogs with fuselage cracks, the UH-1N Twin Huey helicopter fleet that is regularly grounded, and over […]

Air Force Tanker Bid – Jobs And More

March 18, 2010 by

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By William R. Hawkins Last Thursday, President Barack Obama unveiled his plans to double U.S. exports over the next five years to spur job creation. With the official unemployment rate hovering near 10 percent (and the real rate much higher) and with some 8 million people having lost their jobs in the wake of the […]