Saturday, May 14, 2011

Repost: U.S. Military Spending v. Foreign Aid Spending, Illustrated

So, Blogger went down for a day and ate this post along with it, so here's the post again:

From Good, we have a stark illustration of our national priorities (let's remember that budgets are moral documents and illustrate what we REALLY care about, as opposed to what we SAY we care about):

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So, yes, one could look at U.S. budget priorities and say that we care a whole lot more about killing people in other countries than about feeding, clothing, housing, healing, and educating people in other countries. Maybe some generation, that will change.

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