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Mon Jan 21, 2013, 02:30 PM

 

Majority of Tax dollars go to the Pentagon(Trillions missing in 2001) Which Cannot Be Audited? WTF!!



They are blaming senior citizens and the 'least' among us for the debt they created, meanwhile most of the money is going to war and they don't even have to account for it.

Supposedly the war in Iraq is over, Afghanistan is winding down, Bush more than doubled the pentagon budget for this bullshit, and it is still climbing higher.

They are using our treasury to loot the nation for the military industrial complex and they are blaming it on us, attempting to steal our retirement, ruin our schools, allow our entire infrastructure to fall into disrepair...this is bullshit!

The Government Accountability Office said Thursday that it could not complete an audit of the federal government, pointing to serious problems with the Department of Defense.

Along with the Pentagon, the GAO cited the Department of Homeland Security as having problems so significant that it was impossible for investigators to audit it. The DHS got a qualified audit for fiscal year 2012, and is seeking an unqualified audit for 2013.

The report released by the GAO on Friday indicates serious accounting problems at two of the largest government agencies: the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security. The Department of Defense has a net cost of $799.1 billion to the federal budget, while the Department of Homeland Security has a net cost of $48.7 billion.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/18/gao-audit-federal-government-defense_n_2507097.html


This is an unbelievable justice, one we should not accept.

Martin Luther King showed us the way, we must work for peace, the way they have folks out there working for war.
Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism.

We must move past indecision to action. We must find new ways to speak for peace in Vietnam and justice throughout the developing world, a world that borders on our doors. If we do not act we shall surely be dragged down the long, dark and shameful corridors of time reserved for those who possess power without compassion, might without morality, and strength without sight.



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Reply Majority of Tax dollars go to the Pentagon(Trillions missing in 2001) Which Cannot Be Audited? WTF!! (Original post)
Fight2Win Jan 2013 OP
Filibuster Harry Jan 2013 #1
Fight2Win Jan 2013 #2
octoberlib Jan 2013 #3
octoberlib Jan 2013 #4
Diclotican Jan 2013 #5

Response to Fight2Win (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 03:16 PM

1. This has to be seriously dealt with. Okay calling all fiscally conservative Rs and teabaggers.

This is why we need Chuck!!!

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Response to Filibuster Harry (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 03:31 PM

2. yes, how can Republicans possibly justify this? This is ridiculously absurd.

 


It's so weird to me that no one here even cares/wants to talk about it.

how can we be discussing the budget and reducing the debt, day in day out, with this going on?

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Response to Fight2Win (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 03:33 PM

3. If I'm not mistaken part of the CIA budget is hidden in the

Defense budget. Like for covert operations and such. They probably don't want it audited. But I agree , we spend way too much on defense.

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Mon Jan 21, 2013, 03:35 PM

4. This is really outrageous.

And Republicans scream about entitlements.

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Mon Jan 21, 2013, 04:40 PM

5. Fight2Win

Fight2Win

The Pentagon should, if they can not give a documented evidence about where the money went - even if it is in to "black op programs" had to answer to the money they have not been able to tell where is going..

Other institutions, who waste money, have to pay back by working in tighter budgets for a while - and in the case of the Pentagon I guess a smaller budget would do well as it is a few programs out there, who I doubt is necessary for the defense of the United States..

In a worst case scenario the US could go the same way as the USSR, who in the 1970s and 1980s was spending more than 60 percent of the BNP on military hardware in a way to stay at the same level as the US did... Billions of dollar, who could, and should had been used to make the life better for the civilians in Russia, was used primary to build weapons - who could have ended the world as we know it... Thankfully the Cold war ended with a vimp rather than a Bang - and the weapons race was over - of sorts..

But I guess - many have not yet discovered the fact, that USSR have been dead for more than 20 year now - and still believe they live in a cold war scenario...

Diclotican

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