This summer we will be hearing endless advertisements, speeches and political chatterboxes talking about the vast sums of money the US government spends on health care, entitlement programs and “welfare”. If you listen to the republicans you could easily think we live in some sort of socialist Sweden with everyone on the dole paid by your taxes. The truth, of course, is somewhat different. This video from Al Jazeera (the “terrorist” network) lays it out pretty clearly…
53¢ of Every $Dollar Goes to War
Dennis Bernstein and Dave Lindorff | Al Jazeera | 18 June 12
________________________________________________________________________________ Dennis Bernstein is an American producer and co-host of the radio news program, Flashpoints Radio on Pacifica Radio. Dave Lindorff is an American investigative reporter, a columnist for CounterPunch, and a contributor to Businessweek, The Nation, Extra! and Salon.com. He received two Project Censored awards in 2004 and 2011.
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