Budget Matters Blog

Category: Military & Security


Tell Senator McCain: No $18 Billion Bonus for the Pentagon

The Senate begins debating amendments to the NDAA this week. Learn how you can weigh in on one in particular. 


Hiroshima and the Hope President: Ask President Obama to Lead Us Toward a Nuclear Free World

Ask President Obama to lead the way to a nuclear-free world.


3 Alarming NDAA Provisions You Should Know About

House lawmakers passed the NDAA last week with so many controversial provisions, the president has already issued a veto threat. 


Pentagon Spending is Out of Control

The Pentagon's budget should be better - not bigger. 


Federal Contractor Spotlight: Lockheed Martin and the F-35

If you’re a defense contractor, terrorism means business, and business is good.


Senator McCain is Right: No Secrecy for Northrop Grumman on B-21

Senator John McCain has had enough of government secrecy and bloated Pentagon projects.


Happy Earth Day, Earth: Sorry We Were Too Cheap to Get You Anything

On this Earth Day in 2016, we’re collectively still shrugging our shoulders at this threat that most of us recognize.


U.S. Military Spending vs. the World: This is Crazy

We spend more than the next seven countries combined.


War is a Failure; Will We Take a Chance on Diplomacy?

Knee-jerk military actions are our new normal. But when will we try something other than war?


Competing Visions: Our Budget, Our Priorities

We've just released our analysis of federal budget proposals. Trust us - you're going to want to see this.