Tag: Lockheed Martin
The big money is being made not in Government-service, but in the private-sector side of the revolving door between Government-service and the private sector.
Lockheed Martin’s government contracts rival the operating budget of the State Department, writes William D. Hartung. And now it’s about to have company.
Though America was founded on the principles of limited government and skepticism of the state, popular political discourse and the politicians who perpetuate it too often fail to apply this wise distrust to militarism, which is an extension of government. Indeed, Memorial Day was established following the Civil War, where as many as 750,000 Americans died fighting each other on behalf of their splintered governments.
September marked the end of the fiscal year, a time when the Pentagon ramps up its spending spree. The U.S. Department of Defense spent at least $68,624,394,000 on 689 individual contracts during September 2018.