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  •  Foreign Aid (10+ / 0-)

    I was going through the foreign aid budget to counter some person's claims on another issue and was shocked to see how much of the Foreign Aid budget was actually for military related expenditures. They hide it everywhere.

    There's room at the top they're telling you still But first you must learn how to smile as you kill If you want to be like the folks on the hill

    by taonow on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 04:12:42 PM PST

    •  They aren't hiding it necessarily. (1+ / 0-)
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      It's just that anything we put our hands in takes a turn for the nasty once the plutos plug in.

      The Class, Terror and Climate Wars are indivisible and the short-term outcome will affect the planet for centuries. -WiA "When you triangulate everything, you can't even roll downhill..." - PhilJD

      by Words In Action on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 04:34:50 PM PST

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    •  Hold on - you mean those discounted F-18s (3+ / 0-)
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      we sell are only discounted for the people getting them? The Saudis pay half, and we pick up the tab for the rest?

      Who woulda thunk it.


      Filibuster reform, 2013 - woulda, coulda, shoulda.

      by bear83 on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 09:54:56 PM PST

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