The Politex Report #1257

Trump's War Budget:
You Will Die Earlier So He Can Kill More Foreigners

To ready for his coming war, Trump will cut your protections and your safety net. --JP


You can’t argue with “support the troops”: Intelligent debate over Trump's military policy, defense spending, war shuts down in the face of propaganda. Salon

Preparing for War: Trump’s Military Ambition: Raw Power as a Means and an End. NYT

Trump and Mussolini: The same, only different? 11 key lessons from historical fascism: 9. Fascism leads inexorably to suicidal war.

Trump’s Use of Navy SEAL’s Wife Highlights All the Key Ingredients of U.S. War Propaganda


Steve Bannon Wants To Start World War III | The Nation

Steve Bannon Believes The Apocalypse Is Coming And War Is Inevitable | The Huffington Post

Steve Bannon: 'We're going to war in the South China Sea ... no doubt' |The Guardian

The Politex Report #1249 - "Deconstructing" Bannon: His Nerdy BS Hides His War Plans


Trump’s pointless defense-budget increase is a sure way to undermine U.S. security:

Trump’s Military Budget Minus a Plan: Plans to slash real national security to pay for incoherent national security.


Trump to Seek $54 Billion Increase in Military Spending, At the Expense of Diplomacy and Safety Net. NYT

Trump to Ask for Sharp Increases in Military Spending, Decreases In EPA and State Department, Officials Say. NYT

Trump's budget plan puts him and his secretary of state on a collision course. Will Rex Tillerson back down?

Critics Assail Cuts in Foreign Spending as Trump Moves to Boost Military (As He Plans for War.) NYT

DOA: Today Brings Us the Most Trumpian Budget Cut Ever: Foreign Aid. Mojo


Trump's Military Budget Boost Doesn't Add Up

As Trump Pushes for Historic $54B Military Spending Hike, Which Programs Will He Cut to Pay for war? All of them.

Why does President Trump want to add $54 billion to the defense budget? Because he wants to go to war.

War Machine: Trump Seeks Record Pentagon Budget Eclipsing Spending by Ronald Reagan & George W. Bush

Trump’s Proposed Increase in U.S. Defense Spending Would Be 80 Percent of Russia’s Entire Military Budget

Trump Is Bankrupting Our Nation to Enrich the War Profiteers

Warlord Trump Will Soon Reveal Exactly How Brutal His Budget Cuts Will Be

Trump's War Budget Proposal Threatens Democratic and Republican Ambitions

Preparing for War at the People's Expense: Trump’s Budget Is Aspirational. Reality in Congress Will Change It. NYT


Trump's 1st budget: enormous defense spending, most agencies cut: 120 Retired Generals/Admirals nix plan. Guardian

The Pentagon is spending more than it did in Vietnam. But here's another $54 billion.


Trump to Seek $54 Billion Increase in Military Spending, Cutting the Poor, Education, the Environment, Science, Art.

Trump's budget "means cuts to agencies that protect consumers from Wall Street excess, protect clean air and water."

Trump’s preliminary budget makes devastating cuts to most of the government

Lyin' Trump Pinning Hopes on Fantasy Economic Growth to Avoid Budget Cuts. NYT

Trump’s anti-populist budget: still more evidence his entire campaign was a scam. Salon

The Pentagon spends 69 times more than the EPA. Guess which one Trump wants to cut.

White House proposes steep budget cut to leading climate science agency -WP

Budget cuts to NOAA threaten climate-monitoring satellite program.

Trump reportedly considering nixing anti-Semitism envoy as part of budget plan | Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Trump’s budget cuts deliver financial blows to Native Americans - NC