The Truth About the USA’s Military Budget

There’s a lot of talk out there about the USA’s military budget.  You see a lot of graphics like this     talking about how the USA’s military budget dwarfs other military budgets.  How the USA’s military budget is as large as the next Top 7 military budgets, combined.  And this is not inaccurate. In 2015, the USA […]

Memorial Day and Military Worship

The longer I’m away from American culture, the more I find the blind nationalism and military worship in the USA troublesome. Despite the concern Americans have about it, global perception of the USA isn’t as bad as they often think…but they are often oblivious to the things that actually put them on “the average world […]

The Third World War

People talk a lot about World War Three. A few years ago, I realized that World War Three, the way we all imagine it to be, is not going to happen.  Nations secure in economy and military have no reason to launch war in the manner seen in the 1940s – actions like that were […]