Americans each pay $5000 per year for US defense spending (via Moral Outrage)

Posted: March 8, 2011 in Uncategorized

“Each and every citizen in the United States – man, woman and child – pays some $5,000 or so per year for U.S. defense spending much of which is associated now with the two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan”, calculates Steve Breyman, assistant professor at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. If the federal government had not spent some $1 trillion on the wars, that money would have been available for “domestic spending including the balance in the … Read More

via Moral Outrage

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  1. michellefrommadison says:

    Bring all the troops home from all over the world and have them do border security. Then, there is a reason why the defense department is draining our budget, but at least it will be understandable to the taxpayers.

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