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The “War On Terror” Is A $6 Trillion Racket, With $1 Trillion In Interest Alone, Exceeding The Total Cost Of World War II

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The War On Terror Is A $6 Trillion Racket, With $1 Trillion In Interest Alone, Exceeding The Total Cost Of World War IIWhen Obama launched his re-election propaganda campaign to trick the American public into thinking that he intends to end the Af-Pak War, he said that the “War on Terror” has cost $1 trillion over the past decade. While that is a staggering amount of money, he was being deceitful once again.

As you may have heard, a newly released study by the Eisenhower Research Project at Brown University revealed that the cost of the War on Terror is significantly greater than Obama has said. The little passing coverage the study received in the mainstream press cited $3.7 trillion as the total cost, which was the most conservative estimate. The moderate estimate, which the mainstream media ignored, was $4.4 trillion. In addition, interest payments on these costs will most likely exceed $1 trillion, which brings the total cost up to at least $5.4 trillion. The report also states that the following costs are not even included in this total:

“THESE TOTALS DO NOT INCLUDE: Medicare costs for injured veterans after age 65; Expenses for veterans paid for by state and local government budgets; Promised $5.3 billion reconstruction aid for Afghanistan; Additional macroeconomic consequences of war spending including infrastructure and jobs.”

David Callahan, reporting for The Policy Shop, summed up the report’s cost estimates:

“… the total direct and indirect costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may exceed $6 trillion…. That figure comes from combining congressional appropriations for the wars over the past decade ($1.3 trillion), additional spending by the Pentagon related to the wars ($326 – $652 billion), interest so far on Pentagon war appropriations, all of which was borrowed ($185 billion), immediate medical costs for veterans ($32 billion), war related foreign aid ($74 billion), homeland security spending ($401 billion), projected medical costs for veterans through 2051 ($589 – $934 billion), social costs to military families ($295 – $400 billion), projected Pentagon war spending and foreign aid as troops wind down in the two war zones ($453 billion); and interest payments on all this spending through 2020 ($1 trillion).”

Once you add up all these costs, and also consider the fact that these wars are not ending anytime soon, the War on Terror will easily cost us well over $6 trillion. To put the War on Terror’s cost in context, according to the Congressional Budget Office, the total cost of World War II, adjusted for inflation, was $4.1 trillion.

Another major deception is the reported annual military budget. The FY 2012 military budget is often cited as being $690 billion. Again, that is a huge sum of money for one year. However, when you add up all the other military expenditures not included in this budget, you find that our true total annual budget “likely exceeds $1.5 trillion.

To put this cost in perspective, as the average American has little understanding of how much money this is, one trillion is equal to 1000 billion. If you took all the state budget deficits and combined them, which are leading to cuts in vital social programs that will negatively impact the lives of millions of Americans, you would need a small fraction of one trillion, $140 billion (roughly equivalent to the annual military interest payment), to balance every state budget and avoid cuts to all programs.

Hundreds Of Billions Of Dollars In Fraud And Waste

When you breakdown the spending on the War on Terror, you see hundreds of billions of dollars in shocking fraud and waste across the board. When it comes to fraud, a Defense Department report revealed:

“The military paid a total of $285 billion to more than 100 contractors between 2007 and ’09, even though those same companies were defrauding taxpayers in the same period… What’s perhaps most shocking is that billions of dollars went to contractors who had been either suspended or debarred for misusing taxpayer funds. The Pentagon also spent $270 billion on 91 contractors involved in civil fraud cases… Another $682 million went to 30 contractors convicted of criminal fraud.”

There have also been several cases where billions of dollars have gone missing. To name one recent revelation, the Federal Reserve shipped between $6.6 billion to $18.7 billion to Iraq for reconstruction that was stolen. The reason there is such discrepancy in the amount stolen in this case is due to the fact that the New York Federal Reserve is refusing to disclose the total amount. This is just one of several cases where billions of dollars in aide to Iraq and Afghanistan have gone missing. Not to mention the obscene and exorbitant fees charged by many private military companies. Earlier this year, the Congressional Commission on Wartime Contracting revealed that “tens of billions of dollars” have been wasted on private military contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan – and the amount spent on private contracting has dramatically increased during the Obama Administration.

When it comes to shocking examples of waste, it costs the military in Afghanistan $400 for a gallon gas, and the Marines alone use 800,000 gallons a day. Another report reveals that the military spends $20.2 billion a year on air conditioning. That’s $20.2 billion a year on AC. There are more absurdities in military spending than you can imagine. The list goes on and on.

Let’s also not forget that the Pentagon’s “own auditors admit the military cannot account for 25 percent of what it spends.” By these measures, the estimated overall total of $1.5 trillion in annual military spending would mean that $375 billion goes unaccounted for, per year.

War Is A Racket

For anyone who researches this, it is easy to see that the primary goal is not our safety, it is huge profits for military companies and global banking interests. As famed two-time Congressional Medal of Honor Award winner Major General Butler said:

“War is a racket… easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious… It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives….

It is conducted for the benefit of the very few, at the expense of the very many. Out of war a few people make huge fortunes….

I spent 33 years and four months in active military service and during that period I spent most of my time as a high class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street and the bankers.

In short, I was a racketeer, a gangster for capitalism.”

The global financial elite profit off of the war, while the American public bares the severe financial costs. In this regard, not to mention the loss of life and civil liberties, the War on Terror is a war against the American people. As President Eisenhower said, every dollar spent on war is a dollar not spent on education, food, health care, etc:

“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.”

Spiraling Toward World War III

When you research the geopolitical environment, as scary as it sounds, you will conclude that if we stay on our present course, we are headed for an escalation in wars. As we spiral toward World War III, with collapsing economies, increasingly extreme weather conditions, limited resources and rising demand, the US military machine is on steroids, creating enemies and arming brutal regimes all over the world.

The pivotal US relationship with Pakistan is going from bad to worse. Leading American adversaries such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, North Korea, Venezuela, Russia, Iraq, Syria and Iran have all been building strong alliances with China. Obama continues to support the US-NATO war with Libya and the Saudi Arabian led military crackdown on popular uprisings in many countries throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa. In this region, Yemen, Syria, Bahrain, Somalia and Ivory Coast, to name a few countries, are all flaring up in armed conflict. Not to mention Israel’s escalating conflicts with Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran. The highly under-reported international drug war is also becoming much more violent, with private military contractors once again reaping huge profits.

Mix all these increasing tensions with runaway military spending and war profiteering, and you have Eisenhower’s worst fears realized, a world dominated by out of control military companies.

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  2. DaveE said:

    Put another way, the cost of trashing whoever Israel demands (assuming no new wars, which ain’t bloody likely) is equivalent to spending $8.2 million PER DAY since Jesus Christ died on the cross, until now.

    The welfare payments for Satan’s kids don’t come cheap.

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  4. Curtis said:

    Sickening. 9/11 was an inside job.

  5. ECTOENDOMEZO said:

    HEY! HYPOCRITES!

    GUESS WHAT?

    NO ONE..LITERALLY…IS “MAKING YOU PAY FOR IT!’

    NO! THEY ARE NOT!

    OH..SURE..THERE ARE NOW SO MANY “TAX LAWS” THAT THE CONSTITUTION AND OF COURSE CIVIL LIBERTIES AND FOR THOSE WHO KNOW AS I DO THE “EXCLUSIONS” CREATED BY “TREASURY” HAVE NOW BECOME SO “COMPLETE” THAT WE CAN EVEN ADD “HUMAN RIGHTS” TO THE LIST OF “ISSUES THAT ARE NOT ‘ACCEPTED’ BY ‘TREASURY/IRS/FEDERAL MAGGOTS’ AS AN ‘EXCUSE’ FOR REFUSING TO PAY.

    IN FACT…IT IS EVE NOW TO THE POINT…WITH DAILY….LITERALLY..DAILY…CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY AND ROBBERY HOMICIDE BEING PERPETRATED BY THOSE WHO ARE DOING SO WITH…YOUR MONEY..WELL..EVEN SUCH ‘CRIMINAL CODE’ LIKE ‘RICO’ STATUTES FOR EXAMPLE…ARE NO LONGER ‘ACCEPTED EXCUSES” FOR..”REFUSAL TO PAY”.

    BUT…NOW THAT I’VE REITERATED TH ‘LIST’ F COERCIVE TACTICS AND RATIONALIZATIONS YOU….AND SO MANY OTHERS USE..DAILY…TO JUSTIFY YOUR CONTINUED PAYMENT FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF YOUR OWN LIBERTY AND THE MURDER AND RAPE AND ROBBERY OF OTHERS THE WORLD OVER….WELL..GUESS WHAT SUNSHINE..THERE IS ONE “EXCUSE” YOU DO NOT HAVE..AND ITS A BIGGEE:

    “NO ONE IS STANDING THERE FORCING YOU TO ‘DECLARE’ AND THEN SEND IN THAT ENVELOPE FULL OF CASH TO CONTINUE THE TORTURE..ROVING WIRETAPS..DRONE MURDERS…BAIL-OUTS..COVER-UPS…HAND OUTS…AD NAUSEAM/AD INFINITUM.

    NO ONE IS DOING THAT!

    YOU CAN….”NOT DECLARE”.

    BUT…ODDLY…YOU DO NOT.

    THUS IT IS LITERALLY..’SAFE TO ASSUME”..A RARE ‘PERFECTLY SAFE ASSUMPTION”…THAT THIS IS IN FACT:

    “THE GOVERNMENT YOU WANT AND PREFER!”

    NO ONE IS MAKING YOU PAY!

    YOU ARE PAYING FOR THIS PRODUCT..YOU MUST WANT IT.

    THE ‘WAR ON TERROR’?

    ITS A “PRODUCT”.

    AND YOU…ARE BUYING IT EN MASSE.

    YOU ARE THE REAL REASON IT EXISTS.

    TO CONTINUE PRETENDING THIS IS ALL HAPPENING IN SOME KIND OF “VACUUM”..IS THE ‘FORM’ YOUR MASS DENIAL AND SELF DECEPTION HAS TAKEN TO ALLOW YOU TO LIVE IN WHAT IS NOW “BEYOND MERE HYPOCRISY”..IT IS A VERITABLE “PSYCHOTIC EPISODE”.

    THAT IS ‘YOU’!

    PSYCHOTIC WITH DENIAL AND RATIONALIZATION.

    THIS IS THE GOVERNMENT AND THE “SYSTEM”…..YOU…..Y-O-U…..WANT/DESIRE/PAY FOR AND…REFUSE…TO CEASE TO PAY FOR.

    THIS IS YOUR FAULT.

    PERIOD.

    YOU CANNOT BLAME ANYONE ELSE BECAUSE OF THE FOLLOWING “ABSOLUTE”.

    A RARE “PERFECT TRUTH”:

    “THESE SCUM WHO VIOLATE THE CONSTITUTION AND CIVIL LIBERTIES AND EVEN JUST ‘THE LAW’ ON LITERALLY..A DAILY BASIS..MULTIPLE TIMES EACH AND EVERY DAY…WELL…GUESS WHAT RATIONALIZERS? THERE’S ONE THING THEY “WON’T DO”:

    “WORK FOR FREE”.

    THAT IS THE ABSOLUTE TRUTH.

    THOSE WHO DESTROY LIBERTY SO CASUALLY? THEY DO IT FOR A PAYCHECK AND…ALMOST…ONLY…FOR A PAYCHECK.

    AND WHAT LITTLE PORTION THEY DO FOR “LOVE”..CANNOT COMPETE WITH THEIR NEED FOR….GROCERIES.

    NOPE!

    YOU…ARE MAKING ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN THAT THEY SHOW UP FOR WORK EVERY SINGLE DAY.

    YOU!

    AND UNTIL YOU REALIZE THAT “CITIZENSHIP” IS LITERALLY..”ONE THING AND ONE THING ONLY: RESPONSIBILITY”…AND FURTHERMORE REALIZE THAT “GOVERNMENT” IN A ‘TAX AND CONSUMER BASED SYSTEM’…IS LITERALLY…A “FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF EVERY CITIZEN TO CONTROL AND GUIDE”..UNTIL YOU ACCEPT THESE ABSOLUTE TRUTHS…TRUTHS THAT CAN BE DENIED…RATIONALIZED…AND SIMPLY IGNORED…BUT CANNOT BE ‘REBUTTED’..UNTIL THIS ABSOLUTE TRUTH IS ACKNOWLEDGED AND…AND…ACTED UPON…WELL…THIS WILL CONTINUE AND INCREASE UNTIL THE SYSTEM COLLAPSES FROM THE WEIGHT OF ITS OWN CORRUPTION AND VICIOUSNESS.

    WHICH IS FINE WITH ME..BUT SADLY..IT IS NOT THE ‘SAME AS’ A CITIZEN BASED TAX STRIKE IN WHICH ‘WE’ HAVE A ‘SAY’ IN THE ‘OUTCOME’.

    NOPE!

    “DE FACTO TAX PROTEST” IN THE FORM OF AN ECONOMIC/SOCIAL COLLAPSE…IS NOT “THE SAME” AS IF YOU “INTENTIONALLY CEASE TO PAY AND THUS IMPOSE ‘CITIZEN BASED’ ECONOMIC SANCTIONS ON THIS NOW OVERT CORPORATE AUTHORITARIAN/TOTALITARIAN REGIME.

    SO…YOU COWARDS…CAN PRETEND THIS IS HAPPENING IN A “VACUUM”…AFTER ALL..THAT IS WHAT THE ENEMY OF LIBERTY WANTS YOU TO DO…AND AS USUAL..YOU ARE OBEDIENT TO THEIR WISHES AND TOO AFRAID TO ACTUALLY DO SOMETHING EFFECTIVE LIKE…”STOP PAYING”.

    BUT THE TRUTH….AN ABSOLUTE….TRUTH?

    YOU….ARE DIRECTLY…COMPLICIT AND DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE…FOR EVERY….SINGLE….SECOND..OF THE ‘WAR ON TERROR”. THE “WAR ON DRUGS”…THE WAR ON FREEDOM AND AUTONOMY.

    YOU!

    NO ONE ELSE!

    JUST YOU!

    EITHER STOP PAYING OR SHUT UP.

    BECAUSE FAILURE TO IMPOSE ECONOMIC SANCTIONS IS NOW THE DIRECT EQUIVALENT OF “SILENCE”.

    THOSE OF YOU WHO PAY? YOU LITERALLY..”ARE THE PROBLEM”.

    IT IS YOU…WHO POSE MORE OF A “THREAT” THAN THE “WAR ON TERROR”. BECAUSE YOUR TOTAL LACK OF CITIZENSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE MONEY IN YOUR POCKET IS IN FACT………LETHAL……TO DEMOCRACY!

    YOU…ARE THE ONLY REASON THIS IS HAPPENING.

    YOUR WILLINGNESS TO PAY AND YOUR RABID REFUSAL TO EVEN ACKNOWLEDGE LET ALONE ‘ACT UPON’ YOUR COMPLICITY IS IN FACT THE REAL……REAL….DEATH KNELL OF LIBERTY!

    YOU ARE THE “LIE”!

    THE ONLY THING THAT IS ‘REAL’ IN ALL OF THIS?

    YOUR DIRECT COMPLICITY!

  6. ECTOENDOMEZO said:

    YOUR COMPLAINTS ARE…..COUNTERFEIT!

    THE PEOPLE GET THE KIND OF GOVERNMENT THEY DESERVE!

    AND IF TOTAL..LITERALLY..”TOTAL”..I MEAN ITS QUITE PHENOMENAL REALLY….A “TOTAL DENIAL OF REALITY” NOW EXISTS IN THIS NATION..SADLY AMONGST BOTH “LEFT AND RIGHT’…AND IF TOTAL DENIAL IS THE WAY IN WHICH YOU WISH TO PROCEED?

    THEN WELCOME TO THE GOVERNMENT YOU DESERVE AND…..WANT!

    THIS IS NOT…..I-S….N-O-T…..HAPPENING IN SOME KIND OF “VACUUM”.

    THAT IS A FACT.

    IT IS HAPPENING BECAUSE YOU…….AND YOU….AND YOU…….REFUSE….TO “STOP PAYING FOR IT!”

    YOUR TOTAL..DENIAL OF “RESPONSIBILITY”..IN FACT, AS REGARDS ‘RESPONSIBILITY’? THIS NATION HAS BECOME A ‘CULTURE OF DENIAL OF RESPONSIBILITY’…AND SUCH A CULTURE………………..”FORFEITS” THE “RIGHT TO COMPLAIN”.

    THOSE OF YOU PAYING?

    THOSE OF YOU RATIONALIZING AND DENYING YOUR DIRECT…..DIRECT…D-I-R-E-C-T…..COMPLICITY IN EVERY SINGLE SECOND OF TORTURE…WAR…DRONE KILLINGS…BAILOUTS…AND REVOLVING DOOR CORRUPTION..SECRET FED ‘POLICIES’..INFRAGARD…FUSION CENTERS….ON AND ON AND ON? THOSE OF YOU WHO DENY YOUR DIRECT COMPLICITY ARE THE IRRESPONSIBLE “CITIZENS” WHO ARE MAKING IT ALL HAPPEN…ABSOLUTELY DIRECTLY!

    DIRECTLY!

    NO ON ELSE IS “PAYING” FOR IT.

    IN FACT THE “RICH”? ALREADY “DON’T PAY”!

    YOU…ARE THE PAYMASTERS OF THE ‘WAR ON TERROR’!

    THIS IS A “PRODUCT”. YOU ARE THE “CONSUMERS”.

    THUS YOU ARE DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE.

    THERE IS NO ‘WAY OUT” OF THIS TRUTH.

    THIS IS DUE LARGELY TO THE FACT THAT THE “SYSTEM” IS BUILT AROUND THIS FAIL-SAFE ENGINEERED BY THE FOUNDING FATHERS AND AS MISUNDERSTOOD AS “CAPITALISM” ITSELF.

    ONE….(1) OF THE ‘DISTINCTIONS” OF “ORIGINAL CAPITALISM” UTILIZED AS A FOUNDATIONAL PRINCIPLE BY THE FOUNDERS..IS THE SIMPLE REALITY THAT:

    WHEN THE CONSOLIDATION OF WEALTH AND POWER EVENTUALLY AND INEVITABLY OCCURS..IT WILL BE THE PUBLIC THAT MUST DECIDE WHETHER THEY WISH TO CONTINUE FINANCING THE DESTRUCTION OF THEIR OWN LIBERTY VIA TAXES AND CONSUMER BASED FINANCING…

    THAT IS THE FAIL-SAFE.

    THAT YOU MUST ACTUALLY..”DECIDE”…TO CONTINUE PAYING.

    BECAUSE THERE MAY BE A WHOLE NIGHTMARE SET OF ‘LAWS” TO “INSIST” THAT YOU PAY.

    BUT UNTIL THE ‘POLICE’ ACTUALLY COME TO YOUR HOME AND TAKE THE MONEY FROM YOUR POCKET AND PLACE IT IN THE MAIL AND SEND IT ON ITS WAY TO THEIR BOSSES…..IT IS STILL…”YOU” AND ONLY “YOU” WHO “DECIDES TO CONTINUE PAYING”.

    THAT IS YOU…..”BUYING A PRODUCT”.

    AND THIS IS THE PRODUCT.

    YOU COULD JUST AS EASILY..WELL..ITS NOT AS ‘EASY”..BUT ITS ALMOST AS EASY…THAT MUCH IS CERTAIN…..”BUY YOUR FREEDOM”.

    YUP!

    YOU COULD INSIST UPON FREEDOM OVER WAR AND TERROR.

    YOU JUST……………………….AREN’T!

    YOUR IN TOTAL DENIAL OF THIS FACT.

    THIS IS “YOUR SYSTEM”.

    IT IS THE SYTEM YOU….DESIRE!

    YOU JUST REFUSE TO ADMIT IT.

    A NATION OF LIARS AND RATIONALIZERS AND SELF DECEIVERS AND COWARDS.

    AS OPPOSED TO SAY………”RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS”.

    THIS IS THE GOVERNMENT….THE CULTURE….OF A NATION OF COWARDS AND LIARS AND IRRESPONSIBLE RATIONALIZATION LOVING FOOLS!

    THIS IS THE PRODUCT YOU INSIST…UPON PURCHASING.

    YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR!

    HOW CAN YOU NOT KNOW THAT?

    OH…THAT’S RIGHT….YOU DO KNOW…YOU JUST PRETEND NOT TOO…PART OF YOUR SICKNESS!

    YOU “CITIZENS”…MAKE ME PHYSICALLY ILL.

    YOUR COMPLAINTS ARE………….COUNTERFEIT!

  7. NightHawk said:

    Obamaville where the American have to now live in as he or his family take more vacations to Spain.

  8. Uncle Sam said:

    What good is making all of this money if the entire world is infested with radioactive material? If the water we drink and the food we eat is radioactive. Most Americans dont even have the balls to look and see what DU does to babies in the Middle East. Your tax dollars at work. Go look up “DU babies.” You’ll see some of the most grotesque, mutilated, genetically unviable embryos popping out of M.E. woman. If we started posting pictures of these babies on the backs of milk cartons could we get the sheep to wake up? What good is Capitalism (plutocracy) if short term quarterly profits are more important than the ecosystem and our health? I’m sick of elitists like Buffet, Gates, Princes and Kates and all the behind the scenes wealthy, self-absorbed, egomanical, narcissistic, megalomanics running the planet. Privilged, arrogant misanthropes be damned!

    NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION! (remember that?) Got Representation?

  9. NadePaulKuciGravMcKi said:

    The Patriot Act took our liberties
    And there’s no judge and no jury

    Tapping our phones
    Breaking down our doors
    Waging on the people a civil war

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  14. ron said:

    Why are so many people (especially in America) so naive as to think that Obama will just come in and correct the Mess and destruction around the world that was created by the last president (George Bush Jnr) and his Administration in 4 yrs. The last Administration went into Iraq and Afganistan to STEAL resources. Do you think anyone can undo all that in 4 yrs. But as usual it alway best to blame someone else for the complete death and destruction brought on by the administration of george bush.

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    Clauswitz said ” War is a terrible thing however it is also terribly profitable ” never a truer word spoken !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  23. MountainHome said:

    It was the American govt. that created world terrorism and now they are focusing on each of us as ‘domestic terrorist’ by dividing us to the point that we are fighting each other. Divide and conquer works well and they know it. Good article!

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