Books That Matter
See what books the Project On Government Oversight is reading to learn more about nuclear weapon mishaps, government surveillance, militarized cops, wounded soldiers, Wall Street crashes and more in our 2014 Winter Reading List.
“And lest you think the B61 [nuclear bomb] is an isolated incident of an American nuclear program whose budget has spiraled out of control, keep this in mind: the [National Nuclear Security Administration]’s 10 largest programs are all over budget, all behind schedule, and have combined cost increases of $16 billion.”
Cutting funding to the B61 nuclear bombs in Europe and the Mixed Oxide Fuel facility in South Carolina are smart budget and strategic decisions. We need to make sure Congress and the public knows the facts about these wasteful programs.