Tag: military

February 14, 2009

Stop the Bleeding, Cut the Defense Budget

The Harper Administration has made a commitment to spend more than $500 billion (BILLION) over the next ten years on the Department of Defense. Because most of this expense will be on non-Canadian companies and companies in the US and elsewhere that are committed to one thing – eternal strife – we need to seriously re-evaluate this expenditure. And when we do, the rewards will […]

January 20, 2009

Who Needs a Draft?

I’ve argued for a while that the notion of a draft in the US is illogical for two reasons: It would generate unwanted competition to the $900 per day private contractors such as Blackwater There’s no need for a draft when people are unemployed. Unfortunately, I’m proven correct on the second reason, as can be seen with this NYT article . As massive waves of […]

December 28, 2008

Al Qaeda joins ranks of Peter Pan, Zeus

According to this official , there is no Al Qaeda.  The truth about the war on terror becomes more obvious:  identify who benefits and you identify who causes / caused the problems. "The truth is, there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al Qaida. And any informed intelligence officer knows this. But there is a propaganda campaign to make the public believe in […]