Missile Defense Will Protect You From North Korea, Say USA Today’s Missile Defense-Funded Sources

On the “US missile defense plans,” USA Today does have sources—mostly sources with a direct financial connection to the US missile defense program.

USA Today (7/17/17) presents a few words from the missile defense industry.

“US Missile Defense Plans to Zap North Korean Threats” was the headline of a USA Today story —or “US Racing to Quash N. Korean Nuke Threat,” in the print edition. Strikingly, the piece contains no sources at all substantiating the “N. Korean nuke threat”: “North Korea’s rapid march to develop a nuclear-armed ballistic missile capable of striking


Clinton Tops List Of Arms Company Campaign Contributions

U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was also a favorite of the arms producing giants during her 2006 senate campaign.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton waves to supporter as she arrives at a town hall meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, in Coralville, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Hillary Clinton has received more money from arms and military service companies than any other candidate during the 2016 presidential campaign, data from Open Secrets shows. All but one of the world’s 10 biggest arms producers have contributed to Clinton’s previous campaigns, giving her — along with the top Republican receiver Ted Cruz — a


ISIS: Military Contractors’ “Gravy Train” To Profits

“Wall Street’s looking ahead and saying, ‘War’s good for business and companies are going to cash in,’” the director of a think tank aimed at addressing war and corruption, among other issues, tells MintPress News.

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WASHINGTON --- Since the beginning of the year, the defense stocks of America’s top five arms producers -- Lockheed Martin, Boeing, General Dynamics, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman -- have risen substantially. Last month, Bloomberg reported that “the biggest U.S. defense companies are trading at record prices as shareholders reap rewards from