Trump Is Trying to Ride the Pentagon Gravy Train to Reelection

“Trump is spinning a narrative in which ever larger government budgets—and ever larger piles of deficit spending—create jobs and make America “safe.

Donald Trump likes to posture as a tough guy and part of that tough guy persona involves bragging about how much he’s spent on the US military. This tendency was on full display in a tweet he posted three days after an American drone killed Iranian Major General Qassem Suleimani in Baghdad:”

https://mises.org/wire/trump-trying-ride-pentagon-gravy-train-reelection

America has 14,612 military aircraft; Russia has 4,827. America has 800 foreign military bases; Russia has nine

 

How Corruption Cripples America’s Military

 

How The Pentagon Took Ownership of Donald Trump

 

Pentagon Spent $4.6 Million on Lobster Tail and Crab in One Month

 

Look At The Billions Lawmakers Found Beneath The Pentagon’s Couch Cushions

 

SEE:

Origen, Jusin Martyr, Tertullian, Athenagoras–on the military and military service

 

Tertullian: From on Idolotry–Concerning Military Service

 

Tertullian (ca. 155 – ca. 240 CE): From The Apology– Why Christians Are Counted Public Enemies

 

To Be A Christian Is To Be A Nonconformist – Message by Dr. Chuck Baldwin

 

Face the truth about the U.S. empire; and let us ask God for forgiveness

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LEARN HOW THE SOCIAL GOSPEL RESULTED FROM PIETISTS GETTING THE GOVERNMENT INVOLVED IN STAMPING OUT SIN; AND USING LAWS OF THE GOVERNMENT ATTEMPTING TO MAKE PEOPLE BETTER (AS DEFINED BY THE PIETISTS)—THEIR KINGDOM OF GOD.  As Jesus said:  My Kingdom is not of this world (social order established by humans).

World War I as Fulfillment: Power and the Intellectuals

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Trump’s Military Spending Is Enormous

 

Trump 2020 Budget Raises Military Spending, Cuts Everything Else

 

Trump Signs an Enormous Military Spending Bill

 

The Trillion-Dollar Military Still Isn’t Enough for the War Party

 

Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security–Ron Paul

 

You Can’t Save the World Through Violent Means–Libertarian Christian Institute

 

How Government Spending Destroys Wealth

 

Pentagon Whistleblower Demoted After Exposing Millions Paid To FBI Spy Halper, Clinton Crony

 

The ‘Hidden’ Pentagon Budget Deal & the Traitors in Congress–Sibel Edmonds (founder of Newsbud)