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.
Power is being able to control what happens. Absolute power is being able to control what people think about what happens.
Always working a little harder than most to stay a step below reality, US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper made especially candid remarks this week that America’s INF pullout was timed for a targeting of forces against China.
The excessive spending on the Air Force is the most wasteful of all military expenditures. The Air Force is obsessed with fighter superiority in an era without a threat.