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a Reuters investigation that reveals $8.5 trillion – that's trillion with a "T" – in taxpayer money doled out by Congress to the Pentagon since 1996 that has never been accounted for.
Reuters reports that the D.O.D.'s 2012 budget totaled $565.8 billion, more than the annual defense budgets of the 10 next largest military spenders combined, including Russia and China.
The Pentagon uses a standard operating procedure to enter false numbers, or "plugs," to cover lost or missing information in their accounting in order to submit a balanced budget to the Treasury. In 2012, the Pentagon reported $9.22 billion in these reconciling amounts. That was up from $7.41 billion the year before.
originally posted by: humanoidlord
a reply to: crazyewok
no im not talking about that secret space progam
im talking about the ludicruously unbelievable one you see being presented by certain people
originally posted by: Bigburgh
a reply to: mblahnikluver
Damn! This is a great thread so far. Thanks so much for linking it!👍
originally posted by: wdkirk
It is easy to believe in a US secret space program. Orbital Satellites, weapons platforms...etc., maybe even a military orbital base...