Typical Post: "Wars in Iraq/Afghanistan caused the deficit!" View another BlogWar
Fact: Wrong. War spending has only been about 4% of spending. 96% on other stuff.
 
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War spending has been about $130-$150 billion/year. But Federal spending is over $3000 billion (3 trillion) per year. In 2009, we spent $145 on the wars, and total spending was $3100 billion). This is 4.8% of total spending.
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