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  • jkwelli jkwelli Apr 22, 2012 2:18 PM Flag

    Mitt R wants $100 Billion More For Defense

    MItt wants $100 billion more for defense spending.

    US defense spending was $367 billion in 2001. This includes veterans benefits, foreign military aid and foreign economic aid.

    US defense spending was over $900 billion in 2011.

    An increase of $533 billion in 10 years!!!

    China is reported to spend $200-$300 billion per year on military.

    Good job mitt. Lets cut a few million from sesame street and increase defense spending by $100 billion. That should balance the budget.

    Defense welfare needs to be cut by $500 billion per year to $400 billion.

    That is still $100 billion more than CHINA spends.

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