According to this article, the U.S. military is the most wasteful and corrupt of all federal institutions. It costs tax payers one trillion dollars a year. Most Americans don’t know how many wars the state is fighting (let alone where the countries are located). Yet Americans rate the U.S. military as the most respected institution in Yankeedom. How is this possible? The answer is that the US military promotes more successful propaganda than Republicans, Democrats or even commodity driven private capitalist institutions.
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