Over at AlterNet (chuckle), Medea Benjamin and I note that the so-called “Super Committee” tasked with slashing federal spending — including, we’re told, spending on empire — is composed of Congress’ most reliable defenders of the military-industrial complex. The committee co-chair, Washington Democrat Patty Murray, is even openly campaigning for another term, not on the basis her long career of service on behalf the public (another chuckle — no, belly laugh), but on behalf of Boeing.
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