Government Spending


Anti-Terrorism Spending 50,000 Times More Than on Any Other Cause of Death

Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The US spends more than $500 million per victim on anti-terrorism efforts.  However, cancer research spending is only $10,000 per victim.  Evolutionary psychology may offer an explanation for this irrational threat amplification. But first a message [...]
GDP by Industry Graph

Financial Sector Costs Us More than Any Other Sector In Economy

Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The financial sector receives more of the average paycheck than any other sector of the economy.  Its share of the economy totals $2 trillion dollars. In 1985, the financial sector earned less than 16% of domestic corporate profits.  Today, it’s [...]
No Drugs!

NEWS FLASH: US Government Wastes $1.5 Trillion on Devastating Drug War

Dear President Obama, I know you’re very busy, so I’m very sorry to bother you with this. However, I think what I have to say too important for you to ignore.  I appreciate that you are trying to make the world a better place. I respect you as a person. Against all adversity, you have achieved some [...]

From the Bankers Who Brought You President Obama Comes NEW PRESIDENT™!

2013 Budget Plans New Look! Same Great Waste! Obama’s 2013 budget is $3.80 Trillion. Romney’s will be $3.79 trillion. Budget Changes Specified by Candidate Romney™: Eliminate Obamacare (which is ironically very similar to Romneycare aside from the fact that Romneycare also covered abortions) – [...]
Corporate Welfare Piggy Bank

Government Spends More on Corporate Welfare Subsidies than Social Welfare Programs

About $59 billion is spent on traditional social welfare programs. $92 billion is spent on corporate subsidies. So, the government spent 50% more on corporate welfare than it did on food stamps and housing assistance in 2006.
Money Spent on War Sports Neuroscience Cancer Research Graph

Governments Spend $1.8 Trillion on Militarism Annually

World governments are spending $1.8 TRILLION each year finding ways to murder us and destroy our property.
Ron Paul, Budget Cutter

GOP Presidential Candidates’ Budget Plans EXPOSED!!!

Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS GOP Candidate Ron Paul has produced a detailed budget containing over $1 trillion in first-year reductions. Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and Newt Gingrich have only indicated that they would attempt to repeal Obamacare saving an average of $20 billion a [...]

There’s a 0.00001% Chance that Your Vote Will Matter

There's less than a 0.00001% chance that your vote will be the tiebreaker that decides the outcome of a national elections.You are more likely to be injured in a car accident driving to the polls (0.002% chance). Hence, if you are trying to make a practical improvement in your life and those of your loved ones, it is much more rational to just stay home on election day.

Get Society Rich Quick: The Ideal Level of Government Spending

It is commonly claimed that government spending is good for the economy, but the statistics show the opposite.  Most recent studies find a negative correlation between total government size and economic growth. Why is economic growth important?  Because wealthier societies are generally happier [...]

$2.3 Trillion Missing from Pentagon

On Sept. 10, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld declared war. Not on foreign terrorists, “the adversary’s closer to home. It’s the Pentagon bureaucracy,” he said. He said money wasted by the military poses a serious threat. “In fact, it could be said it’s a matter of life and death,” he [...]
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