The Real Cause of the U.S. Debt Crisis: Spiralling Defense Spending

Contrary to Kleptocracy-scripted CNN newsbytes, the United States Debt Debate is NOT just the false choice between raising taxes on the few and rich versus lowering Medicare for the many and poor:  What always goes unmentioned is MILITARY PORK. 

Here’s what the Department of Defense (DoD) paid out in just one day on 30 June:

http://www.defense.gov/contracts/contract.aspx?contractid=4568

And here’s what they paid out in just the last month:

http://www.defense.gov/Contracts/default.aspx

And here’s what they paid out since 7 October 1994:

http://www.defense.gov/contracts/archive.aspx

$4 trillion for Iraq and AfPak alone:

http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2011/06/warcosts

Much of that going to multinational corporate giants that pay little if any taxes:

http://washingtontechnology.com/GIG/washingtontechnology/TopLists/Top-100-Lists/2010.aspx

Many of whom have a long history of defrauding the taxpayers:

http://www.contractormisconduct.org/index.cfm

Including Lockheed-Martin:  First in funding … First in fraud:

http://watchingfrogsboil.com/dod-daily-doles-to-lockheed-martin-first-in-f

And Boeing Corporation, who charges taxpayers 71 dollars for a 4-cent pin:

http://www.pogo.org/pogo-files/alerts/national-security/ns-sp-20110623-2.html

Source: http://ironboltbruce.com

Articles by: Bruce Arnold

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