“Every time someone mentions a defense cut, a member of Congress talks about protecting factory jobs in their district,” he said. "But relative to other government spending, a considerable chunk of the military is spent outside our borders [editor's note: on killing people and stuff]. In that sense, the multiplier is smaller there than in other forms of government spending.”Maybe Matt Yglesias.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Who but an economist could speak of the downside of funneling money to the world's largest professional killing machine in a way so devoid of humanity?