53.3% of Your Tax Bill Goes to the Military

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    But the federal government is charged with the nation's defense... not to ensure you get your VD shot
     
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    That is complete nonsense.

    Out of a $3.6T federal budget for 2010, $664B is for defense.

    More than twice that amount is spent on SS, Medicare and Medicaid.

    (CurrentTV is Al Gore's propaganda arm.)
     
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    Here's to guessing Boedicca didn't bother to read the article before making himself look stupid again..

     
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    Actually she looks a lot smarter than the dildo who wrote that propaganda piece.
     
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    Can you refute the numbers or no, snookie?
     
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    I read it.

    It's bogus math. If you are going to add interest on the debt etc - then do that for all government programs.

    Entitlements DWARF military spending.
     
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    did you know that part of the defense bill pays for Department of Defense Dependent Schools? (Military kids overseas with their family) Not only that the Military since Congress in the past reduced our enlisted force had to go to civilian hire in order to maintain force protection.
     
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    What a flat out lie.
    First - Socialist Security IS a tax, otherwise payment into the system would be, what was that technical term, oh yes, OPTIONAL
    Second - the article conveniently lumps interest on debt into the military.
    Third - While I would rather have a much smaller military - one capable solely of defending our nation and not able to get involved overseas - I would still prefer to see money spent on the military to being spent on welfare, which was the historic choice.
    Fourth - that amount would not help either health care or infrastructure, as it would be wasted by Oscama in bribes to his cronies.
     

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