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Author: Jimbo Subject: Win the war lose everything else
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posted on 10-25-2012 at 14:06 Reply With Quote Report Post to Moderator
Win the war lose the everything else

We currently spend more on defense than the next 13 countries combined. Defense spending accounts for about 20 percent of all federal spending — nearly as much as Social Security, or the combined spending for Medicare and Medicaid. The sheer size of the defense budget — $680 billion in the current fiscal year — suggests that it should be part of any serious effort to address America's long-term fiscal challenges.
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