Dwight Eisenhower, who warned us against the excesses of the military-industrial complex, is probably spinning in his grave.


The problem is that the mainstream media are uncritically passing along misrepresentations of the effects of proposed cuts in the nation’s military budget.


The truth of the matter is HERE:


On Monday, large swaths of the news media reported on the Obama Administration’s proposed military budget using the same misleading frame. As the New York Times stated in its headline, “Pentagon Plans to Shrink Army to Pre-World War II Level.” Fox News chose the same emphasis. “The Army had already been ...

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Dwight Eisenhower, who warned us against the excesses of the military-industrial complex, is probably spinning in his grave.

The problem is that the mainstream media are uncritically passing along misrepresentations of the effects of proposed cuts in the nation’s military budget.

The truth of the matter is HERE:

On Monday, large swaths of the news media reported on the Obama Administration’s proposed military budget using the same misleading frame. As the New York Times stated in its headline, “Pentagon Plans to Shrink Army to Pre-World War II Level.” Fox News chose the same emphasis. “The Army had already been ...

Read more