While the mainstream media argue back and forth about which domestic program to cut spending from, never is it mentioned that more than half of the U.S. annual budget funds never ending wars. War may plunge nations further and further into debt, but there is mass amounts of money to be made, by a very select few, from the production of the technology and weapons used to massacre people.
“Business is very good for BAE Systems currently. We’re the second largest defense contractor in the world. Anything that the Department of Defense does, we do as well, to support them. We’ve been fortunate over the last several years to experience a considerable amount of growth.”
Growth in Iraq, Afghanistan, and at the U.S.’s more than 1000 military bases worldwide. And with a pentagon budget of just over $685.1 BILLION in 2011, there are plenty of defense dollars to go around.
And the defense contractors are raking in the dough. And you know when Dwight Eisenhower talked about the military industrial complex in 1961, we’re there now.