The richest 4 US counties per capita are all located in Virginia and Maryland thanks to the massive wealth funnel that is the Military-Industrial Complex.
A 10 kiloton nuclear weapon can kill 1.32 million people. The 15,000 nuclear weapons globally could cause 19,500 megadeaths.
Military Spending By Country Over Time
The US accounts for about 37 percent of total global military spending, but only represents 4.4 percent of the world’s population. World military spending totaled more than $1.6 trillion in 2015. The U.S. accounted for 37% of total global military spending.
Many Americans consider Iran to be a psychopathically violent nation that would be willing to commit suicide in order to kill as many Americans as possible. The statistics behind historical Iranian US relations do not support this view.
World governments are spending $1.8 TRILLION each year finding ways to murder us and destroy our property.
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 said. Rumsfeld promised change but […]
Bernie Sanders – U.S. Senator for Vermont WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 – Hundreds of defense contractors that defrauded the U.S. military received more than $1.1 trillion in Pentagon contracts during the past decade, according to a Department of Defense report prepared for Sen. Bernie Sanders. Sanders (I-Vt.) called the report “shocking.” He said aggressive steps must […]
The Iraq war will end up costing at least $3 trillion. With that much money, you could end world hunger for 100 years or end American hunger for 100 minutes!