Beautiful pearls of wisdom from a warrior for the planet.
Tag: defense spending
Romney wants to increase military spending from 3.5 percent of GDP to 4 percent. This amounts to a $2.1 trillion increase over a ten year period, and he has no plan to pay for it.
And we’ll give you one guess as to who votes for it to be this way.
Imagine if we spent that money on hiring better teachers. Or providing cost-free health care. Or expanding our libraries. Or . . .
You’d be surprised . . .
The top 1% — bankers, oil tycoons, and hedge fund managers — don’t even play in the same ballpark as the top 0.01% of wealthy Americans: the military contractor CEOs.
Dwight D. Eisenhower really nailed it, nearly 60 years ago.