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originally posted by: sdcigarpig
a reply to: Teikiatsu
As I recall, there was a massive wave of vote for the republicans, the Tea Party conservatives, who were wanting to reign in spending. They are still in office right now, but none of them put up a fight over any of the current budgets as put out. And they seem to be putting in the most pork.
you all thought it was for a year but it is not
The trick is that they shortened the usual length to just six months
Estimated U.S. military spending is $886 billion.
The War on Terror added $2.1 trillion, or more than 10 percent, to the U.S. debt.