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The US House of Representatives has passed a massive $725 billion defense bill, including around $160 billion in funding for the US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Originally posted by v1rtu0s0
This is for your security folks.
If you're against spending nearly 1 trillion on your securty, then you must not want security.
You must not want to be secure, which means you're against security, right?
Well, if you're against security, then you must be pro-violence. You must be a terrorist if you're against this spending.
Originally posted by Monts
And I thought Canada's $20billion defense budget was way too much.
Honestly though, I'm not at all surprised.
America crumbles from within, and while it does, it spends every last gasp of fresh air it has on funding wars and military expansion.
Honestly... how come there aren't people marching in the streets right now demanding a change?
This budget is so ridiculous that it is comical!
Some 135 anti-war protesters have been arrested in front of the White House in one of the largest mass detentions in the United States.
"We will continue to do everything in our power to ensure the security and safety of the American people," Obama added.
Originally posted by Nomadmonkey
reply to post by backinblack
I voted for the Guy(Obama) and i am fed up, along with others i know. I mean classifying soldiers as "Peace Keepers" In Iraq so that he can pretend to keep his promise as a "Anti war" candidate is #ing sick..