We continue feeding the bipartisan military-industrial complex, ignoring basic needs of our people

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis deprioritizes counter-terror efforts and  aggressively pursues a massive arms race with both Russia and China. This extremely aggressive stance is exactly why law requires the Secretary of Defense to be a civilian, at least seven years removed from active duty. This law was waived for Mattis’ appointment. Shockingly, Mattis was approved in a nearly unanimous 98-1 vote and still enjoys bipartisan support. We continue feeding the bipartisan military-industrial complex, while ignoring the basic needs of our people.

Source: Bipartisan Militarism Endangers Us All

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