Truth? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Truth


Combatting terrorism is the excuse for squandering a minimum of $6,000 billion dollars

Truth? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ TruthOver the last 14 years, more than $6 TRILLION has been WASTED in the War on Terror

Paul Craig Roberts |

In the previous posting, The Grand Manipulation, I again wrote about the false reality that government manipulation of information and control over explanations creates for Americans and others who have subordinated themselves to Washington.

Consider the “war on terror.” According to a Nobel economist and a Harvard University budget expert, Washington’s 14 years of war on terror has cost Americans a minimum of $6 trillion. That’s 6,000 billion dollars. This sum, together with the current PayRoll tax revenues is enough to keep Social Security and Medicare in the black for years to come. Without the vast sum wasted on the war on terror, Republicans would not have an excuse to be trying to cut Social…

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