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US spends MORE on “defense” than the next top 9 countries in the world

“American taxpayers have shelled out roughly $1.6 trillion on war spending since 9/11, according to a new report from Congress’ nonpartisan research arm. That’s roughly $337 million a day — or nearly a quarter million dollars a minute — every single day for 13 years.” ~ David Sirota, $14 Million An Hour: War Costs Top $1.6 Trillion Since 9/11, Say Congressional Researchers, International Business Times

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