Over Half of Every Tax Dollar You Give to Uncle Sam is Spent on This

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Over Half of Every Tax Dollar You Give to Uncle Sam is Spent on This

iAMerican Flag Militray Industrial ComplexPhillip Schneider, Staff
Waking Times

Most people probably don’t think too much about this, but are you aware of just how much of your income is being used to fuel the military industrial complex?

Conveniently omitted from the corporate/state-run media organizations is the fact that some 53 percent of your tax dollars are spent on the military. That’s right, more than half of the money you give to Uncle Sam for the privilege of being American income is spent directly on military.

In 2011 the budget for the US Government was over 3 trillion dollars, while military spending included a $717 billion request from the pentagon, $200 billion towards “overseas contingency funding” for the two major conflicts we are engaged in, and $40 billion in black budget intelligence which includes the CIA, NSA…

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