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American Logic [View all] Scuba Jun 2016 OP
never underestimate the awesome power of stupidity or the incredible ability of the american public Javaman Jun 2016 #1
Amen. 840high Jun 2016 #14
That's damn right. n/t paleotn Jun 2016 #39
It's the propaganda from the "Boob Tube" and RW radio! Dustlawyer Jun 2016 #53
Half our taxes don't go to the military. It's half of *discretionary* spending, not total spending. TwilightZone Jun 2016 #2
SS and unemployment homegirl Jun 2016 #3
FICA and SECA help fund SS and Medicare TwilightZone Jun 2016 #4
Yes, and it is very important to some people sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #49
Yes, and they always have been. Igel Jun 2016 #7
Social Security is a pay as you go system. SheilaT Jun 2016 #13
Social Security Trust Fund Cash Flows and Reserves IronLionZion Jun 2016 #20
Sorry Mr. twilight, you are mistaken . . FairWinds Jun 2016 #5
Thank you. There us a shell and narrative game to disguise how much we are truly spending newthinking Jun 2016 #19
Total federal spending is roughly $3.8 trillion. $1.2 trillion is not one-half of $3.8 trillion TwilightZone Jun 2016 #26
Move those goal posts! Rex Jun 2016 #33
Yeah, so it's druidity33 Jun 2016 #55
This and this and this!! Silver_Witch Jun 2016 #46
to cite just one ridiculous example . . FairWinds Jun 2016 #10
Also the nuclear arsenal falls under the DOE, not the DOD. Fantastic Anarchist Jun 2016 #23
Shhh! Aerows Jun 2016 #30
Lord have mercy. Aerows Jun 2016 #16
A site where accuracy should be considered a priority. TwilightZone Jun 2016 #28
Every once in a while Aerows Jun 2016 #29
Sad to see someone defending the insane amount of money we spend on the MIC. Rex Jun 2016 #34
to be fair..... paleotn Jun 2016 #40
+1 uponit7771 Jun 2016 #44
Agree completely with the sentiment. cheapdate Jun 2016 #36
You are correct about DOD spending as a stand alone expenditure, sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #51
Your Own Information (from this source) shows that . . FairWinds Jun 2016 #57
wrong! lakeguy Jun 2016 #24
If you have proof that those costs are half of the entire government's expenditures, let's see it. TwilightZone Jun 2016 #25
You win. Aerows Jun 2016 #31
Even so, we still spend FAR MORE than other countries. PotatoChip Jun 2016 #50
Fucking YES! Ferd Berfel Jun 2016 #6
Not just conservative. Neoliberals have joined forces. newthinking Jun 2016 #21
Hillthink 101 AgingAmerican Jun 2016 #8
Spot On my friend. Phlem Jun 2016 #9
K/R Jack Rabbit Jun 2016 #11
Another good example: Initech Jun 2016 #12
+1 Scuba Jun 2016 #15
They should keep kids out of churches if they want to rally protect them. Fuddnik Jun 2016 #17
This message was self-deleted by its author Initech Jun 2016 #18
Obama says it is "opportunity" when he, a millionaire, takes food out of hungry kids mouths, jtuck004 Jun 2016 #22
Puhlease tymorial Jun 2016 #27
Kill millions of civilians in the Middle East? ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #32
I know, right? A Little Weird Jun 2016 #35
Yeah, I mean compared to WW2, where Americans killed hundreds of millions ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #38
Depends on when you start the counting. davidthegnome Jun 2016 #42
As you are engaging earnestly instead of the typical shitposting we see on DU by the far left... ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #45
I wasn't aware of that. davidthegnome Jun 2016 #47
Medical supplies were also specifically exempted ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #58
That's what I was telling my mother in law today Rosa Luxemburg Jun 2016 #37
Beautifully said…. Thank you for sharing some wisdom…. midnight Jun 2016 #41
K & R FailureToCommunicate Jun 2016 #43
Kicked and recommended!!! Major Hogwash Jun 2016 #48
Leftist Logic 6chars Jun 2016 #52
Don't fight it. The Founders wanted this: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness HereSince1628 Jun 2016 #54
K&R myrna minx Jun 2016 #56
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