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Welcome to the world of the real U.S. national security budget. Normally, in media accounts, you hear about the Pentagon budget and the war-fighting supplementary funds passed by Congress for our conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. That already gets you into a startling price range -- close to $700 billion for 2012 -- but that’s barely more than half of it. If Americans were ever presented with the real bill for the total U.S. national security budget, it would actually add up to more than $1.2 trillion a year.
Originally posted by Caji316
I'm on Social security and I got a letter from them yesterday saying they are really low on funds and if something doesn't change soon, they didn't state what, that they were only going to be able to give back .76 cents on every dollar you paid in in your lifetime.....I knew they couldn't keep this lie up forever...Now it's coming to a head.....