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The Space Force Would Cost $13 Billion and the Air Force Wants New Things — But How Are You Gonna Pay For It?

    The Space Force Would Cost $13 Billion and the Air Force Wants New Things — But How Are You Gonna Pay For It?

When it comes to progressive proposals aimed at social well-being, the associated costs are always the first explanation for why such efforts are either unrealistic “pie in the sky“. Medicare for All. But how you gonna pay for it? Tuition-free public college. But how you gonna pay for it? Paid family leave and sick leave. But how you…

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Lockheed Martin Awarded Over $3 Billion in Govt Contracts in Just Two Days, As Military Frets About Russian, Chinese Advances

    Lockheed Martin Awarded Over $3 Billion in Govt Contracts in Just Two Days, As Military Frets About Russian, Chinese Advances

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force announced within the span of two days earlier this week that it had awarded over $3.3 billion in contracts to U.S. weapons giant Lockheed Martin. The first of these contracts, totaling $480 million, was announced on Monday and tasked Lockheed with designing a new “hypersonic” missile. The new missile,…

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From Malmstrom AFB to Charlottesville: Racism Metastasizes from Military to the Streets

    From Malmstrom AFB to Charlottesville: Racism Metastasizes from Military to the Streets

MALMSTROM AFB, MONTANA — An Air Force Sergeant is under investigation for twice posting racist messages to the Facebook group of the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter (BLM). It’s the second time in less than a week that a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force has come under fire for making derogatory remarks…

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