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I am a volunteer counselor, specializing in Small, Veteran-owned, Minority-Owned and Woman-Owned Businesses, offering free assistance in business planning, operations, marketing and other aspects of starting and successfully operating a small enterprise. 2 Tours in US Army Vietnam. Retired from 36 Years in the Defense Industrial Complex after working on 25 major weapons systems, many of which are in use today in the Middle East. Receives many inquiries from small companies wishing to enter or enhance their position in federal government contracting.

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Ken Larson March 3 - Military Industrial complex

Small Number of States Dominate Defense Spending

A huge portion of U.S. defense spending is going to contractors and military personnel based in just a handful of states, according to data recently released by the Pentagon. California, Virginia and Texas topped the list of recipients for overall defense spending,” said a press release accompanying the study. They received $181.3 billion, about one-third of the total allotted to all 50 states plus D.C.
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Ken Larson March 1 - Military Industrial complex

Middle East Military Power By The Numbers

Which Middle Eastern countries have a quantitative edge? Data provided by the International Institute for Strategic Studies as part of its Military Balance+ project compares select nations and military assets for land, naval and air domains.
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Ken Larson February 27 - Military Industrial complex

Vietnam, Iraq And Afghanistan – Three Wars, No Victory – Why?

In all three wars, the policy hub was primarily responsible for the failures. In not one case did the president who initiated the hostilities conclude them before he left office. Over the past 70 years, the executive branch has accumulated more power than wisdom. Our Founding Fathers intended to limit the power of the executive branch, with Thomas Jefferson warning about the “idolatry of royalty.
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