Just The Facts: US Defense Spending v. Rest Of The World

If this isn’t an argument for revisiting our spending priorities (and taking a massive chunk out of defense and investing it elsewhere, like education, R&D (especially alternative energy), infrastructure, you name it) I don’t know what is.

Our bloated defense budget survives on inertia, scaremongering, and the power of the defense lobby. It has very little to do with the actual threats, or the militaries, the United States faces.

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