Military Industrial Complex

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for July 2014

DOD spent$15,136,162,557+ on 265 individual contracts in July 2014 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $15,136,162,557 on 265 individual contracts during July 2014. REMOTELY PILOTED [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for June 2014

DOD Spent $34,247,537,088+ on 276 Individual Contracts in June 2014 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $34,247,537,088 on 276 individual contracts during June 2014. RECONNAISSANCE [...]

The EyeOpener Report- Debunking the “War is Good for the Economy” Myth

No, WWII Did Not End The Great Depression! The idea that Great Depression was finally brought to an end by the onset of WWII has been staple of history textbooks, documentaries and various war propaganda for decades. This myth continues to be perpetuated to the present day. The idea that war is good for the [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for May 2014

DOD spent $13,443,306,335+ on 249 individual contracts in May 2014 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $13,443,306,335 on 249 individual contracts during May 2014. REMOTELY [...]

The Russians Are Coming … Again … and They’re Still Ten Feet Tall!!

So, what do we have here? In Libya, in Syria, and elsewhere the United States has been on the same side as the al-Qaeda types. But not in Ukraine. That’s the good news. The bad news is that in Ukraine the United States is on the same side as the neo-Nazi types, who – taking [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for April 2014

DOD spent $29,177,364,278+ on 238 individual contracts in April 2014 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $29,177,364,278 on 238 individual contracts during April 2014. REMOTELY [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for March 2014

DOD spent $34,742,395,713+ on 244 individual contracts in March 2014 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $34,742,395,713 on 244 individual contracts during March 2014. SALIENT [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for January 2014

DOD spent $15,530,647,963+ on 186 individual contracts in January 2014 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $15,530,647,963 on 186 individual contracts during January 2014. SALIENT [...]

BFP Exclusive EyeOpening Report: Exposing Every Pentagon Contract in 2013

The Department of Defense (DOD) spent $331,456,507,052 on roughly 3,288 publicly-disclosed contracts during 2013 Look for trends in this data. Discover where U.S. tax dollars are spent. For example, notice the large portion of money that corporations receive from maintenance contracts. Observe how many contracts are not bid on competitively, especially those pertaining to the [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for December 2013

DOD spent at least $25,976,742,948 on roughly 300 individual contracts during December 2013 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. Italics indicate notes from the editor. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least [...]

Washington Drives the World Toward War

Washington has had the US at war for 12 years: Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Libya, Pakistan, Yemen, and almost Syria, which could still happen, with Iran waiting in the wings. These wars have been expensive in terms of money, prestige, and deaths and injuries of both US soldiers and the attacked civilian populations. None of these [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for November 2013

The Pentagon Spent at Least $28,960,969,531on 197 Individual Contracts During November 2013 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. Italics indicate notes from the editor. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $28,960,969,531.00 [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for October 2013

Despite the Government Shutdown The Pentagon Spent $14,414, 916,043.00 in October 2013 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. Italics indicate notes from the editor. Despite the government shutdown, the Department of Defense (DOD) [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for September 2013

The Pentagon Spent $63,147,201,984.00 Before the Government Shutdown The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. Italics indicate notes from the editor. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $63,147,201,984.00 on 630 individual contracts [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for August 2013

The Department of Defense Spent at Least $30,291,741,372.37 on 330 Individual Contracts during August 2013 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. Italics indicate notes from the editor. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent [...]