Noxious number: taxed

We got taxed again this week.

54

The percentage of the federal budget in the 2009 fiscal year directed to defense spending. This site http://www.warresisters.org/pages/piechart.htm has interesting statistics, including that the U.S. spends as much on defense as the next 15 nations — combined.

Meanwhile, we fall farther and farther into debt to those countries as the editorial cartoon below shows.

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