Sunday, 4 March 2012

How to Fund an American Police State: Real Money for an Imaginary War


TomDispatch - By Stephan Salisbury:
"The chances of an American dying in a terrorist incident in a given year are 1 in 3.5 million. To reduce that risk, to make something minuscule even more minuscule, what has the nation spent? What has it cost us? Instead of rebuilding a ravaged American city in a timely fashion or making Americans more secure in their 'underwater' homes and their disappearing jobs, we have created militarized police forces, visible evidence of police-state-style funding."