Saturday, October 29, 2016

I don't want Donald Trump killing whoever he deems necesssary by the drones of the OCO spending.

The OCO funds is where the Republican Congress has been hiding military monies to conduct war from the President's office.

We don't want Donald Trump flying drones where he feels like. We need a Congress that doesn't hide money for war without the vote of the Congress. 

26 October 2016
...The Pentagon (click here) has spent $58 billion on failed weapons programs in the past 20 years, according to a new report. Among them was the Future Combat System, which failed to meet strategy requirements. A reconnaissance and attack helicopter was also scrapped as ineffective and too costly. And a so-called Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle was withdrawn due to budget cuts. The Department of Defense claims it wasn't a complete waste as technology developed during failed programs could be used on other weapons....

In his 2016 report Mr. Kendall states he believes the military spending is moving in the right direction.

Performance of the Defense Acquisition System (click here)

...This report demonstrates that the Department of Defense (DoD) is making continuing progress in improving acquisition. The overall series presents strong evidence that the DoD has moved — and is moving — in the right direction with regard to the cost, schedule, and quality of the products we deliver. There is, of course, much more that can be done to improve defense acquisition, but with the 5 - year moving average of cost growth on our largest and highest - risk programs at a 30 - year low, it is hard to argue that we are not moving in the right direction....