We should all take a moment today, Veterans Day, to thank people in the military for their service. They are decent and sincere men and women who joined believing they would serve their nation, or were looking for a job, an education, college money or some adventure, or all of the above. They then get [...]
|By: Peter Van Buren Friday July 18, 2014 8:14 am|
Looking for a new hero? Meet former Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Tim Ferner, who exposed millions in U.S. government contract fraud, and paid the price for his patriotism. Contract Fraud with Your Money Tim Ferner blew the whistle on a contract-steering scam involving a middleman in Florida and an engineering company hired to develop anti-terrorism [...]
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday July 29, 2011 7:12 pm|
Correction: Headline has been edited to correctly reflect the content of one of the stories highlighted in this post. This blog has been alive and kicking for two weeks now. At the end of every week, FDL’s The Dissenter will take a brief look back at what was covered during the week for anyone that [...]
|By: Jeff Kaye Thursday July 28, 2011 12:37 am|
Why does the United States Air Force, in their teaching materials provided to ICBM missile combat crew at Air Force Global Strike Command, present such a sympathetic portrayal of former Nazi scientist and SS officer Werner von Braun, and why does the Air Force limit their discussion about Nazi involvement in the U.S. space program to “only one man,” von Braun? The reason is simple, but shocking to many, as the history has been largely covered-up, or relegated to out-of-print history books: the U.S. missile program, and much of its military science program in the post-World War II period, was imported wholesale from the Nazis, including their leading scientists.