It’s misleading to think about defense spending in terms of national economic output.
It may not be over after lock-up.
Presidents Carter, Reagan, Clinton, and Bush all vetoed NDAAs that they found unacceptable.
Nobody has ever articulated how a national ID would cost-effectively improve security of any kind.
The U.S. Air Force is the process of developing and bringing online a next generation GPS program on the ground and in the air.
The veto also stalls much needed reforms to the military retirement system.
Our nation's general approach to maintaining stability and deterring conflict is based upon the principle of "Peace through Strength."
We learned the hard way this spring that the federal government’s information systems are woefully vulnerable.
The State Department has one of the worst records in the U.S. government for keeping up with technology.
The United States is ignoring the problem -- at its peril.