Military-Industrial Complex Equals Jobs

Started Sep 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
drh681 Forum Pro • Posts: 20,742
Re: Military-Industrial Complex Equals Jobs

Wheatfield wrote:

Peg Legge wrote:

i believe the arms industry is one of the most subsidised industries in the world

Considering that every piece of hardware, right down to the bullets amounts to a government subsidy, this is a pretty safe bet.

The American economy depends on war.

Not really, it's only 4.7% of the GDP

Also, a fair portion of that is actually spent for other nations.

The German Government in particular is in no hurry for the US to depart its local bases.

It's why the American government spends so much time stirring the pot in various parts of the world. Destabilized regions fight with each other and need weapons, which the American industrial complex is happy to supply.

Yeah that's the plan. At least if you saw "Lord of War".

-- hide signature --

Always remember, whenever you declare someone the dumbest person on Earth, someone else will stare at their screen intently, cross their arms and say ‘Challenge accepted’.

-- hide signature --

Photons by the bag.
Gravitons no longer shipped outside US or Canada
You got a camera, now go out and get a life; or at least a picture of one!

 drh681's gear list:drh681's gear list
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 35 Optic Nokia Lumia Icon
Post (hide subjects) Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow