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Newsbud Exclusive- “Home of the Free Thanks to the Brave”.

Few symbols evoke such a strong emotional response for military veterans as does the American flag. It typically arouses patriotic feelings in these men and women because of their belief in the principles for which it stands. Military veterans make significant personal sacrifices serving their country to ensure that all Americans enjoy the protections and […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: Nothing More Than A Pile of Heavy, Metallic Mediocrity!!

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the most expensive weapon in the history of the world. Lockheed Martin promised it would design an aircraft that could do it all: conventional takeoff & landing (CTOL), short takeoff & landing (STOVL), operations from an aircraft carrier, ground attack, dogfighting, bombing, and more. The war corporation promised everything, […]

The U.S. War Industry Raked in $5+ Billion Worth of Foreign Military Sales in June 2018

The U.S. war industry raked in $5,408,112,575 worth of foreign military sales (FMS) during June 2018. Notable items included $1.12 billion worth of Lockheed Martin F-16 aircraft for Bahrain and $1.5 billion worth of Boeing F-18 aircraft for Kuwait. Educating ourselves about the U.S. war industry is one step towards reclaiming our democracy. FMS SOUTH […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Immigration: Why Have Laws If You’re Not Going to Enforce Them??

Of all the laws the United States Congress could choose to ignore, why overlook US immigration law? The economy has been tough for years with millions of Americans living hand to mouth. Ignoring enforcement of the tax laws would benefit the American people far more than ignoring immigration law. Congress continues to kick the can […]

Breaking News: Classified Intel Reveals International Spy Scandal – Silenced by the Media.

The 27-year old naming dispute between Athens and Skopje that had prevented Macedonia from joining NATO until now is supposed to have been settled after an agreement that was signed last month in Prespes between the prime ministers of Greece and newly named North Macedonia. The move was not exactly welcomed from the people of […]

Newsbud Exclusive- A Shadow Government: Gazing Down the Rabbit Hole & Pondering…What IF??

The election of Donald Trump was without a doubt the strangest and most controversial presidential campaign in the history of the United States. Trump and Clinton are, without a doubt, two of the most polarizing candidates ever to seek the US presidency. A significant portion of the electorate didn’t vote for Trump, they voted against […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The U.S. War Industry: Fortification, Profiteering & the Opportunity Costs of Needless Spending!!

The U.S. war industry consists of the corporate behemoths that manufacture weapons of war and matériel for the Pentagon and its allies. The U.S. war industry runs the Pentagon, not the other way around. As a result, the globe is experiencing endless for-profit war. An informed public can remedy this situation. Understanding trends in military […]

Newsbud Exclusive- “Emails, Servers & Pant Suits: Americas Two-Tiered Justice System!!”

The second paragraph of the United States Constitution states: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal” (Held, 2016). Most Americans take immense pride in this simple ideology. It has heralded as a cornerstone from which the Republic was built. But is it true? Are all men created equal? Or, […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The Lowest of Low: The Blurring Line Between Education & Indoctrination!!

The line between education and indoctrination appears to be quite blurred in California where administrators and teachers are increasingly pushing an agenda based upon indoctrination. One of the most recent examples involves Gregory Salcido, an El Rancho, California high school history teacher who equated joining the military as something akin to eating “Cat sh#t or […]

Newsbud Exclusive- US Foreign Military Sales in March-April 2018: Part 2- Gulf Council (GCC) Countries & Other ‘Undemocratic’ Regimes

Foreign Military Sales (FMS) appear regularly on the Pentagon’s daily list of contracts. Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers weaponry and matériel to allied nations and international organizations. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) issued at least $5,392,261,519 worth of FMS contracts during March and April 2018. Distillation of these contracts is presented […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Whistle-blowers, Bell Ringers, Leakers & Informants.

Good governance and accountability are two elements essential to democratic governments like that of the United States of America. Accountability is extremely important and linked to good governance. These two concepts are intrinsically linked. Good governance cannot occur without accountability (Stepenhurst & Obrien, 2004). Recently, there have been a series of high visibility cases where […]

Newsbud Exclusive- US Foreign Military Sales in March-April 2018: Part 1- Western & Far East Allies of the U.S. War Industry

Foreign Military Sales (FMS) appear regularly on the Pentagon’s daily list of contracts. Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers weaponry and matériel to allied nations and international organizations. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) issued at least $5,392,261,519 worth of FMS contracts during March and April 2018. Distillation of these contracts is presented […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The Libyan Model & Trump the Geopolitical Ignoramus.

President Trump, with his dim grasp of history and geopolitics, has his own take on the Libyan model. “That model… was total decimation. That model would take place if we don’t make a deal,” he told reporters at the White House. However, that’s not exactly what his national security adviser John Bolton had in mind […]

Newsbud Exclusive- War Industry Trends- April 2018.

War is profit. The U.S. war industry consists of the corporate behemoths that manufacture weapons of war and matériel for the Pentagon and its allies. The U.S. war industry runs the Pentagon, not the other way around. As a result, the globe is experiencing endless for-profit war. An informed public can remedy this situation. Understanding […]

Newsbud Exclusive- A Denuclearized North Korea? Not So Fast!

The supporters of President Trump are celebrating the prospect of a denuclearized North Korea, a feat former presidents were incapable of achieving. It was Donald Trump’s tough talk that brought Kim Jung-un to the negotiating table, they argue. The MAGA crowd insists he should receive the Nobel Peace Prize. In politics, however, things are rarely […]