Campaign: Strategic Planning and Budgeting

National Security Reform

28 May 09. Responding to comment: Re-Invention would be better than Reform but I cannot change that now. National Security is spending $1 trillion a year against ONE of the ten high-level threats to humanity (Inter-State War) and is completely inept (terrorism, crime, civil war) or unintentested in the others (poverty, infectious disease, environmental degradation, genocide, other atrocities (includes human trafficking), ...more »

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Helmet Alarms

The U.S. Army is currently researching the idea of creating helmets that can automatically pick up short thought command sequences to be relayed from one soldier to another without any visible motion. Ignoring the possibility of false commands being transmitted into the data stream for a minute, another version of these helmets could be put into production fairly fast. This version would just monitor the brain waves ...more »

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Allow The Export of The F-22 Fighter To Our Closest Allies

With the DOD planning to stop the purchase of additional F-22 fighters, it's likely that the production line for the F-22 will close. When a weapons production line closes, there is little likelihood of ever restarting it in the event of a war. At the same time, we can't afford to keep the production line open ourselves. Unlike previous times we've shutdown fighter programs, there's no replacement programs planned ...more »

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