Pentagon Investigating Whether Thousands Spent at Strip Clubs, Casinos Was Business-Related or What

The Pentagon is looking into whether Defense Department employees tried to get the U.S. government to reimburse them for all the money they spent at strip clubs and casinos. Not whether military personnel spent tons of money at strip clubs and casinos, because they sure, sure did—no, just if they tried to get paid… »9/24/15 2:15pm9/24/15 2:15pm

Gillibrand Not Buying the Pentagon's Report on Military Sexual Assault

A fairly jubilant new report released Thursday by the Department of Defense claims that military sexual assault has dropped sharply in the past two years, while at the same time more victims have come forward to report being assaulted. The Pentagon sees it as clear win, a sign that service members finally feel… »12/04/14 6:50pm12/04/14 6:50pm

Pentagon Official Abuses Power in Pursuit of Cat Care

If you thought the NSA scandal was a disturbing reminder of the reality that we live in a world where fallible humans have access to virtually limitless power, wait until you hear about the latest military scandal. Turns out, under our very noses, a top official at West Point has been using his position to obtain all… »6/14/13 7:10pm6/14/13 7:10pm

Vanity Fair And The New Yorker Expose The Clandestine Operations That Sabotaged Iran, Hillary's Wardrobe

Hola, patriots! We have a treat for you today at Crappy Hour: we read two really long stories for you, Gail Sheehy's first rough draft of the demise of Hillaryland in Vanity Fair and Seymour Hersh's investig-planation of what exactly your tax dollars are doing in Iran. And oh my goodness, the stuff we knew that we… »7/01/08 10:30am7/01/08 10:30am

And The $300 Million Defense Contract Goes To...The 22-Year-Old Abusive Boyfriend Who Never Had A Job!

Do you ever wonder, where do the weapons our Pentagon is buying to supply the Afghan counterinsurgency actually come from? Well, duh, China, but, let's start over. Meet Efraim Diveroli. He has some sort of $300 million Pentagon contract to supply ammunition to the government. He also has: never had a real job, a… »3/27/08 10:00am3/27/08 10:00am