Empire

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"McCain's speech was designed to flatter Americans with self-glorifying tales of exceptionalism and nobility. And of course, it worked."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
As The Intercept's Alex Emmons observes, the annual increase in military spending alone—$80 billion—would be more than enough to "make public colleges and universities in America tuition-free. In fact, Sanders' proposal was only estimated to cost the federal government $47 billion per year."
"Note 'where will the money come from?' deficit trolls will be silent on this $...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
U.S. President Donald Trump greets military leaders before his speech on Afghanistan at the Fort Myer military base on August 21, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia.
Trump's "plan" for America's longest war will almost certainly increase...