Various groups of American citizens are outraged that their tax dollars are going to different things like…
- nuclear plants
- bailing out banks
- GMO research
The list goes on and on, just Google “no taxpayer dollars for” and you’ll see what I mean. But you know what’s missing from that list? No taxpayer dollars for wars of aggression. Boom. That would be a balanced federal budget right there.
But we all know that war is good for business. So nobody will ever say that phrase and mean it.
Maybe now is a good time to start. Please stop fueling hatred by pretending that aggression is defense. Let the Department of Defense live up to its name.
Your fellow American
P.S. In case you haven’t looked at the allocation of your taxes lately, 20% goes to “defense,” which we should all know by now really means “war.” But what is even more incredible is that the U.S. military spending accounts for 42% of what the ENTIRE WORLD spends on its militaries. That is more than the next 14 countries combined! And yet, any politician who so much as mentions the possibility of downsizing the military budget is immediately shut down, as if that is the craziest proposition imaginable.