“Indefensible Spending” by Robert Scheer:
June 01, 2008, 1:00am

What should be the most important issue in this election is one that is rarely, if ever, addressed: Why is U.S. military spending at the highest point, in inflation-adjusted dollars, than at any time since the end of World War II? Why, without a sophisticated military opponent in sight, is the United States spending trillions of dollars on the development of high-tech weapons systems that lost their purpose with the collapse of the Soviet Union two decades ago?href=”http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/06/01/9349/”
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