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Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:13 PM

Every Dollar Of Your Income-Except The Last One-Goes To Wars & Preparation For Wars

The true cost of national security
The Pentagon and the White House focus on the core Defense budget, but thatís not the half of i
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By David Cay JohnstonFacebookTwitterEmailPrint One Page


From the perspective of taxpayers who must bear the burden, total national security costs are as much as 2.5 times the base Defense budget. Reporters might want to take a look at the true costs, and not just at the way the White House prepares the budget and Pentagon spins it.

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By this broadest measure, the cost of national security consumes every individual income tax dollar except the last one paid by each American.


much more:
http://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/the_true_cost_of_national_secu.php?page=all

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kpete Feb 2013 OP
madrchsod Feb 2013 #1
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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 10:25 PM

1. another great source for where our money goes..

http://nationalpriorities.org/

http://costofwar.com/

one dollar spent for the public good returns 5 dollars

one dollar spent on the war machine returns 0 to a negative 5 dollars

is there any wonder why this country is turning into a second class country.

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Fri Feb 1, 2013, 11:34 PM

2. K&R

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 03:00 AM

3. The United States IS the war machine. When you murder peoples children they will hate you.

 

Eventually they'll retaliate. That's just common sense.

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Sat Feb 2, 2013, 09:18 AM

4. kick

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