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The US Military Is the Biggest "Big Government" Entitlement Program on the Planet


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, war, violence, defense, government spending )

Freya
- 282 days ago - truth-out.org
The US economy is caught in a trap. That trap is the Department of Defense: an increasingly sticky wicket that relies on an annual, trillion-dollar redistribution of government-collected wealth.



   

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Freya H (358)
Sunday December 10, 2017, 11:54 am
Sick of ridiculous overspending on "defense"? Then sign this petition.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday December 10, 2017, 11:57 am
Noted
 

Lesa D (25)
Sunday December 10, 2017, 12:51 pm
what are we really afraid of???
#242 petition signed...

thank you, Freya...
 

Kathleen Mireault (210)
Sunday December 10, 2017, 12:57 pm
Absolutely SS&N! Thx Freya.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Sunday December 10, 2017, 2:31 pm
242 SUPPORTERS
5,000 GOAL
Reshared petition over social media to encourage signers.
Shared article over social media to to raise and spread awareness.
 

Animae C (506)
Sunday December 10, 2017, 3:19 pm
You signed on February 5, 2017
242 SUPPORTERS

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Ed Site Issues V (198)
Sunday December 10, 2017, 3:30 pm
You signed on February 5, 2017
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday December 10, 2017, 4:55 pm
You signed on February 5, 2017 Thanks Freya
 

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Sunday December 10, 2017, 5:25 pm
You signed on February 5, 2017
 

John G (291)
Monday December 11, 2017, 5:11 am
The overspending occurs in all those welfare programs that are untouchable. The DoD budget is up for grabs every cycle so it becomes a target and we as a people lose. This kind of post serves no good but bandwagons on a ton of false information from the left. Were it not for the brave souls who wear the uniform we would not be alive to publish such ignorant gibberish. Military folks and their families deserve so much more than we pay or give them. Let's not make them political scapegoats again.
 

Roberto MARINI (88)
Monday December 11, 2017, 8:11 am
thanks for this article
 

Peggy B (43)
Monday December 11, 2017, 1:20 pm
signed
 

Janet B (0)
Monday December 11, 2017, 7:25 pm
Thanks
 

Judy C (91)
Monday December 11, 2017, 8:10 pm
This article is definitely correct. The bloated Pentagon really does not appear to care for the people in uniform, or they would be a top priority instead of the newest, shiniest, most expensive and redundant armaments that they can squander money on. The military-industrial complex is the problem as it has been all along. Signed the petition in March. Thanks Freya.
 
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