F-35 Boondoggle: More Military Spending Is Not More Security

by | Mar 28, 2018

President Trump’s huge military spending increase is based on a false premise: that more money means more security. If anything, the debacle of the F-35 fighter should demonstrate that massive military spending with no real purpose not only does not deliver more security but in fact undermines our security. A bigger military budget does not make us safer. It makes defense contractors and the revolving-door Pentagon officials much richer while emboldening the kinds of interventionist foreign policy that actually makes us more hated and thus vulnerable to attack. More in today’s Liberty Report:


  • Daniel McAdams

    Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity and co-Producer/co-Host, Ron Paul Liberty Report. Daniel served as the foreign affairs, civil liberties, and defense/intel policy advisor to U.S. Congressman Ron Paul, MD (R-Texas) from 2001 until Dr. Paul’s retirement at the end of 2012. From 1993-1999 he worked as a journalist based in Budapest, Hungary, and traveled through the former communist bloc as a human rights monitor and election observer.

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