This graph says it all.
Dave Johnson of Blog of Our Future created this graphic baseball bat-over-the-head just to get the attention of the citizens of this country. It’s the defense budget, STUPID!
No, not Obama’s new health care act or education or the environment or the arts. That’s not where the money goes. It goes to Boeing, General Electric, Lockheed-Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics, Northrup Grumman, United Technologies, Honeywell…
One might ask a simple question to the Tea Party attendee or his sit-at-home counterpart: “Where do YOU think ‘government spending’ needs to be cut?”
Is that why I so often refer to the citizens of this nation as dumbed-down?