Military spending as a percentage of GDP.  This shows how astronomical the U.S. defense budget is -- we could cut our funding in half and still be spending more than China.

Defence costs

Military spending as a percentage of GDP. This shows how astronomical the U.S. defense budget is -- we could cut our funding in half and still be spending more than China.

For all of the president-elect’s lack of policy clarity, his position on Pentagon and military spending has been pretty clear: it’s headed higher.

For all of the president-elect’s lack of policy clarity, his position on Pentagon and military spending has been pretty clear: it’s headed higher.

So, the government should stop giving away free stuff? What about $70 billion per year subsidizing Wall Street banks. $38 billiion is subsidies to oil companies. $2.1 trillion stashed offshore to avoid US taxes. $153 billion per year to subsidize Mc Donalds & Walmart workers. $813 billion per year in military spending (4 to 5 time China AND 6 to 8 times Russia)

So, the government should stop giving away free stuff? What about $70 billion per year subsidizing Wall Street banks. $38 billiion is subsidies to oil companies. $2.1 trillion stashed offshore to avoid US taxes. $153 billion per year to subsidize Mc Donalds & Walmart workers. $813 billion per year in military spending (4 to 5 time China AND 6 to 8 times Russia)

Share if you're outraged that the Koch-backed Republican Senate just announced plans to slash food stamps for hungry children and cut Medicare for the elderly, while cutting taxes on the elite 1% and increasing military spending.

Share if you're outraged that the Koch-backed Republican Senate just announced plans to slash food stamps for hungry children and cut Medicare for the elderly, while cutting taxes on the elite 1% and increasing military spending.

House GOP Voted To Cut Disaster Relief In Order To Preserve Military Spending -- but now they're trying to pin it on Obama.

House GOP Voted To Cut Disaster Relief In Order To Preserve Military Spending -- but now they're trying to pin it on Obama.

We all know: when it comes to improving economic prosperity, too many hardworking Americans have been left behind. Our economic and political system has lost sight of what matters most: We the People.

We all know: when it comes to improving economic prosperity, too many hardworking Americans have been left behind. Our economic and political system has lost sight of what matters most: We the People.

Stanley McChrystal Calls Picking Military Spending Over PBS 'A False Choice’ | The Huffington Post

Stanley McChrystal Calls Picking Military Spending Over PBS 'A False Choice’

Stanley McChrystal Calls Picking Military Spending Over PBS 'A False Choice’ | The Huffington Post

The Dance of Death - The ruling corporate elites no longer seek to build. They seek to destroy. They are agents of death. They crave the unimpeded power to cannibalize the country and pollute and degrade the ecosystem to feed an insatiable lust for wealth, power and hedonism. Wars  are celebrated. Intelligence, empathy and the common good are banished. Trump’s decision to increase military spending by $54 billion typifies the behavior of terminally ill civilizations.

The Dance of Death - The ruling corporate elites no longer seek to build. They seek to destroy. They are agents of death. They crave the unimpeded power to cannibalize the country and pollute and degrade the ecosystem to feed an insatiable lust for wealth, power and hedonism. Wars are celebrated. Intelligence, empathy and the common good are banished. Trump’s decision to increase military spending by $54 billion typifies the behavior of terminally ill civilizations.

Okay kids... here are the numbers. Agree/disagree with some of the wording and interpretation, but the reality is overwhelming: we are a warmongering people. Do we really need to spent more on our "defense" than all other countries combined?

Okay kids... here are the numbers. Agree/disagree with some of the wording and interpretation, but the reality is overwhelming: we are a warmongering people. Do we really need to spent more on our "defense" than all other countries combined?

Drumpf - such a fear-mongering liar! Dump Treasonous Trump ~ DO your homework FactCheck.org / politifact.com

Drumpf - such a fear-mongering liar! Dump Treasonous Trump ~ DO your homework FactCheck.org / politifact.com

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