secrecy

What I Don’t Like About Life in the American Police State

“A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.”-Edward Abbey, American author There’s a lot to love about America and its people: their pioneering spirit, their entrepreneurship, their ability to think outside the box, their passion for the arts, etc.  Increasingly, however, as time goes by, I find the things I [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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) [...]

All the Government’s Men: Agents of Terror on Payroll

The Establishment Says “2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + more 2’s = 0” Since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, through quasi investigative reports, leaks, whistleblowers and numerous court documents, several key 9/11 operatives have been identified and confirmed as assets and or informants of the United States government. Further, all details of [...]

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 [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- Open Source: A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities, July 2013

DOD Spent at Least $16,000,324,569.00 on 238 Distinct Contracts during July 2013 The Pentagon issues a list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Each list, a jumble of technical terms, is organized according to the purchases made by each military branch (e.g. Army, Navy, and Air Force) and institution (e.g. DARPA, Missile [...]

America’s Intelligence Budget Black Hole

CIA: The President’s Pretorian Guard & Private Army On August 29, the Washington Post headlined “US spy network’s successes, failures and objectives detailed in ‘black budget’ summary,” saying: Post-9/11, US spy agencies “built an intelligence-gathering colossus. (It) remain(s) unable to provide critical information to the president on a range of national security threats, according to [...]