DARPA: Falling…Upward?

“The UFP concept centers on developing deployable, unmanned, distributed systems that lie on the deep-ocean floor in special containers for years at a time. These deep-sea nodes would then be woken up remotely when needed and recalled to the surface. In other words, they “fall upward.” — As with most projects DARPA manages, this one […]

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Pentagon to Audit DARPA Contracts After Reports of Nepotism

WASHINGTON – Responding to some good watchdog journalism into allegations of nepotistic contracting by Regina Dugan, director of the secretive Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Defense Department’s inspector general is launching an audit of all DARPA contracts awarded in the last two years. Noah Shachtman, editor of Wired.com’s Danger Room blog who has reported […]

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Exclusive: Inside Darpa’s Secret Afghan Spy Machine

Just one example of what our money is being spent on in the name of  ‘defense’… The Pentagon’s top researchers have rushed a classified and controversial intelligence program into Afghanistan. Known as “Nexus 7,” and previously undisclosed as a war-zone surveillance effort, it ties together everything from spy radars to fruit prices in order to […]

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The Legacy of Imprisoned Investigative Journalist Barrett Brown

Excerpts, The Daily Dot – “Given the National Security Agency’s surveillance revelations of the last few months, we need to pay even more attention to the private companies who are working hand-in-hand with the state to carry this mass surveillance out. In fact, someone’s already done a lot of that work for us—an American journalist who has been […]

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Necessary Spending

Where oh where does our (war) money go..? Apparently it goes where ever the hell DoD decides it should… Who are we mere debt mules to question the great & wise (corporate owned) congressional budget committees? What kind of legacy are we living future generations if we continue to spend beyond our means in both […]

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