Wow. Crash a few airplanes into the Pentagon, important skyscrapers, and in a field in PA and you can give CARTE BLANCHE to the Pentagon to spend as much as possible.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Defense budget of $765B employs 600000 Americans. Hmm. Thats $1,275,000 per person. Those are GOOD paying jobs!!! I wonder what the comparison is in other industries...
Stephen Colbert again had a masterful segment last night focusing on the out-of-control defense spending.
Read more at www.dailykos.comKeep in mind, the defense industry employs over 600,000 people. These are American jobs, in American factories, making American instruments of destruction that are as American as napalm pie. (Just Like Mom Used To Drop) So, it is so important we cannot cut defense, because developing, building, and selling weapons is a perpetual money-making machine. ("War Is Sell.")
You see, we give the Defense Department billions to develop new weapons to protect us from potential enemies. A few years later, we sell those weapons to countries all over the world, including potential enemies. Then, we have no choice but to manufacture newer, better weapons to protect ourselves from what we just sold. (The Circle Of Taking Life)
You know, that reminds me. This year's defense budget was only $725 billion. That's not nearly enough! I hear Saudi Arabia has F-15s now! They're going to use them to come after our strategic reserve of scrap and trash! (Oh No! Not Baltimore!)
Saturday, February 26, 2011
So it appears that the Koch billionaires are not like their right wing buddy Rupert Murdoch. They will support anyone so long as the objective is to make them richer, whereas murdoch is hellbent on pursuing a conservative social agenda as well as making billions