Ever wanted to know what the hell the US is up to? This nicely presented zoomable wall chart details all the spend. Most importantly it gives a detailed look at the discretionary spend of $1182 billion that must be approved by congress. Scary things is they are looking at a 70/30 split with 70% of all that 1182 Billion going to ‘Security/National Defense’. Thats a whole lot of Homeland security and all sorts of other lovely stuff.
Regime change begins at home I feel.
Did you know that the US citizens fund the Israeli Armed Forces to the tunes of 2.5 Billion? This is a 6% increase – so Palestine should be feeling all warm and cozy with that news. Look for the US to step up it’s unmanned vehicle operations with spending up over 300%. Here come the robots…
linkage: US tax spend 2009