Biden requests the largest defense budget since WWII so we take a look at the imperialism, incompetence, the profound bloat and corruption of the military machine that receives more than half of all US federal discretionary spending and whose budget dwarfs all other nations by several orders of magnitude. We review a surprisingly truthful editorial segment from none other than CNN and read selections from Matt Taibbi's thoroughly incisive 2019 piece The Pentagon’s Bottomless Money Pit.
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