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  •  And that doesn't even touch... (1+ / 0-)
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    ... the God-knows-how-many billions of dollars in outright fraud committed by defense contractors.  

    We need a top-to-bottom, front-to-back audit of the DoD.  That alone would probably slash the defense budget by $100 billion a year without reducing our war fighting capability one iota.

    When the power of love overcomes the love of power, there will be peace. - Jimi Hendrix

    by CharlieHipHop on Mon Jun 06, 2011 at 06:59:31 AM PDT

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    •  DoD budget and the "Shock Doctrine" (0+ / 0-)

      Read Naomi Klein's "The Shock Doctrine;" especially the section about Iraq and the privatization of the military. It'll make you throw up in your trashcan.

      "And that's the way it is." --Walter Cronkite

      by Barnaby Grudge on Tue Jun 07, 2011 at 07:46:41 PM PDT

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