Source: National Defense Budget Estimates for FY 2013.
Last edited by Cardinal Fang; 01-21-13 at 01:25 PM.
Here are the numbers from the Treasury for 2011-2010-2009
Defense 708.3 696.1 662.8
Better quit when behind. Waiting for you to admit you are wrong
Current Report: Combined Statement of Receipts, Outlays, and Balances of the United States Government (Combined Statement): Publications & Guidance: Financial Management Service
For years people contribute to SS, SS was spent(borrowed from intergovt. holdings and replaced with IOU's) and when these people retire and there are not enough workers to fund their retirement the govt. will print or borrow money to repay the IOU's and people like you have no problem with it. Sad when someone your age shows how little you know about the budget, deficits, debt
Just kidding. You can't have any.
The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say