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War on Terror: over 801,000 people killed, $6.4 trillion of taxpayer money wasted

The so-called War on Terror launched by the United States government in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks has cost at least 801,000 lives and $6.4 trillion according to a pair of reports published Wednesday by the Costs of War Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public […]

The So-Called War on Terror Has Killed Over 801,000 People and Cost $6.4 Trillion

(CD) — The so-called War on Terror launched by the United States government in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks has cost at least 801,000 lives and $6.4 trillion according to a pair of reports published Wednesday by the Costs of War Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. “The numbers […]

The U.S. National Debt Just Hit The 23 Trillion Dollar Mark As We Continue To Steamroll Toward Financial Oblivion

This week, the U.S. national debt reached the 23 trillion dollar mark for the first time ever.  There was no fanfare, there were no politicians giving speeches about fiscal responsibility, and there has been very little national outrage.  We have simply come to accept that it is “normal” for our national debt to […]

The So-Called War on Terror Has Killed Over 801,000 People and Cost $6.4 Trillion: New Analysis

The so-called War on Terror launched by the United States government in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks has cost at least 801,000 lives and $6.4 trillion according to a pair of reports published Wednesday by the Costs of War Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. […]

US debt surpasses $23 trillion for first time

The federal government’s outstanding public debt has surpassed $23 trillion for the first time in history, according to data from the Treasury Department released on Friday. Growing budget deficits have added to the nation’s debt at a speedy rate since President Trump took office. The debt has grown some 16 percent since […]

The US Is Spending 1.25 Trillion Annually On War

The US Is Spending 1.25 Trillion Annually On War Above Photo: Ran/Flickr In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the largest military budgets in American history, topping peak […]

The Small Company Transforming The $7 Trillion Transportation Industry

There’s a new kind of transportation. It’s not electric cars or electric trucks… It’s not public transportation like buses or trains… And it’s not Uber or Lyft… In fact, it’s busy taking market share away from all of those. You’ve maybe seen them… but you probably haven’t considered how […]

Professor Finds $21 Trillion In Unauthorized Government Spending

The Facts: Greta Thunberg seems to have a good heart with good intentions, but she also seems to be a puppet for big business and powerful interests. Reflect On: Why don’t the victims of child trafficking and war in the Middle East receive a platform like Greta has received? Eva Bartlett spent years on the […]

Elizabeth Warren Offers Minorities $1 TRILLION Payout For ‘Environmental Racism’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren celebrated her new status as Democratic presidential frontrunner by unveiling her plan to address and “environmental racism” and “environmental injustice”, which includes a $1 trillion payout for “minority communities” affected by pollution and climate change. According to Elizabeth Warren, white people are to blame for producing almost all of the air pollution and […]

‘Worst decision ever’ worth $8 trillion: Trump blasts endless US wars in the Middle East, brags about bringing military home

The US president took to Twitter on Wednesday, issuing yet another statement to defend his decision to withdraw troops from Syria’s northeast. The move has caused an uproar in Washington, with Trump’s critics accusing him of betraying Syria’s Kurdish-led militias, who are now facing Turkish troops. The US decision to fight endless wars in the […]

Market’s "$1.6 Trillion Time Bomb" Claims Another Victim As Arrowgrass Writes Down Illiquid Investment By 70%

First it was the shocking junk bond fiasco at Third Avenue which led to a premature end for the asset manager, then the three largest UK property funds suddenly froze over $12 billion in assets in the aftermath of the Brexit vote; two years later the Swiss multi-billion fund manager GAM blocked redemptions, followed by […]

These Are the Banks Where the Fed’s $1.4 Trillion in Reserves Are Parked

by Tyler Durden, guest writer Over the past few days there has been much confusion over the repocalpyse that shook the overnight funding market, and just as much confusion over the definition of reserves which some banks were unwilling to part with, other banks were desperate for, and in the end both Powell and the […]

These Are The Banks Where The Fed’s $1.4 Trillion In Reserves Are Parked

Over the past few days there has been much confusion over the repocalpyse that shook the overnight funding market, and just as much confusion over the definition of reserves which some banks were unwilling to part with, other banks were desperate for, and in the end both Powell and the former head of the NY […]

U.S. Debt Could Be 2,000% Of GDP: A $400 Trillion Nightmare

By Mac Slavo A new report has said that the real United States national debt could be well over what politicians tell us it is.  At a whopping $400 trillion, the U.S. debt would be 2,000% of GDP (gross domestic product) according to new calculations that include the federal government, state, local, financial, and so-called […]

The Trillion-Dollar Military Still Isn’t Enough for the War Party

Since the end of the Cold War in 1990, US defense spending has increased 182 percent in nominal terms, and 44 percent in inflation-adjusted terms. In inflation-adjusted terms, defense spending is now about equal with the all-time peak reached in 2011, and the White House’s Office of Management and Budget estimates that defense spending […]

The Trillion-Dollar Military Still Isn’t Enough for the War Party

By Ryan McMaken Since the end of the Cold War in 1990, US defense spending has increased 182 percent in nominal terms, and 44 percent in inflation-adjusted terms. In inflation-adjusted terms, defense spending is now about equal with the all-time peak reached in 2011, and the White House’s Office of Management and […]

Lipitor & The Trillion Dollar Cholesterol Scam

How effective is it? Is high cholesterol really the cause of heart disease? Does high fat / saturated fat diets cause high cholesterol? What are the real side effects of statins? Why does every doctor on the planet put you on statins the first chance they get? Get ready for a long trip down the […]

USA aid to Israel $3 Trillion

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Cost of U.S. War in Afghanistan: About $1 Trillion

So, according to the US Department of Defense, the total military expenditure in Afghanistan (from October 2001 until March 2019) was $760bn. That’s significantly more than the figure given by the Afghan president. But an independent study carried out by Brown University’s Cost of War Project argues that the official US […]

Space Lunacy: $ Trillion Space Games and False Prophecies by Billionaires While Rome Burns

History testifies to powerful rulers’ aspirations for the position of gods, including the Pharaohs and Roman Emperors such as Caligula or Nero, nowadays mimicked by false messianic prophecies of “intergalactic civilization” made by billionaires and their followers in public and the media, including some scientists. This includes predictions of making life interplanetary by giant proprietors of […]

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