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Old Jul 4th 2018, 05:48 PM
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Default Re: One Decade- 1968-1978

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Originally Posted by Tom Palven View Post
According to the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU (Named for former Supreme Court justice William Brennan, not lying CIA torture-advocate John Brennan), "The US spends nearly $1 trillion annually on national security programs and agencies."

https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/201...rth-it/104799/

This estimate from the Brennan Center and the Cato Institute might sound like a wild exaggeration, but the article explains how they do the math.
With all due respect, it has long been known that about 1/3 of the US defense spending is hidden outside the defense budget. And the US has the highest defense spending per capita - based on only the official figures which are only a fraction of the total US defense spending.
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