In: US Economy Source: Economist Politics
America’s military spending is larger than the next 17 countries combined.
June 11th, 2011 at 7:56 am
We can see that the big spender is Saudi Arabia, spending 10.4% of their GDP in military spending. A GDP by the way that has absolutely no correlation with the number of people that live there as it is a function of the number of holes they open on their ground…
June 13th, 2011 at 4:35 pm
This is retarded. We can cut the defense budget in half and still be dominant. So much of it is bureaucratic inefficiency anyway.
Here’s a proposal: Amend the constitution so that our military spending can never be more than half of the total amount spent by all developed countries. Or how about finishing a war before starting another one!
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