Global Military & Defense Budgets

Global Defense And Military Budgets

Via Global Issues:

* World military expenditure in 2008 is estimated to have reached $1.464 trillion in current dollars

* This represents a 4 per cent increase in real terms since 2007 and a 45 per cent increase over the 10-year period since 1999;

* This corresponds to 2.4 per cent of world gross domestic product (GDP), or $217 for each person in the world;

* The USA with its massive spending budget, is the principal determinant of the current world trend, and its military expenditure now accounts for just under half of the world total

By the way, the United States defense spending is the equivalent of paying $2700 for every American citizen. No wonder we can’t afford universal health care.

“When you’re a hammer, everything looks like a nail”

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Shelter From The Storm


[via The Onion]



Be Scared America. Be Very, Very Scared.

Welcome to your future America: dumb, white, and jobless.

Oh, gee. Help me out here guys.

I can’t think of any policies right off the bat.

To be honest witcha, I dunno an’thang about her furrin policy ..

She’s someone who can make a difference. … I dunno, I guess I never really thought about it.

Umm, I’m not really sure.

I’m not sure. Where ya going with that? What issues?

She’s for cutting taxes, um, you know, making a more entrepreneurial, um entrepreneurial…. just… like… conducive environment for our country, you know, getting back to less government, less government dependence on things, back to individuals and just.. healthy, healthy country.

The state that did govern… was right across the street from Russia. … I’m sure she had boundary issues she had to deal with.

Governor of Alaska is the only one that has a top security… That means if anything happens on the borders on that side, she’s the first one on the line of attack.

Well, I watch Fox News a lot!

But as usual, we have a weiner:

Q: What rights do you think are being imposed on?

A: Well I’m a Christian, and and American, and you know freedom

Conclusion: This political theater is really keeping me from appreciating the spectrum of socio-economic injustices waged against me by the upper class on a daily basis. Ergo: DEY DERK DER FREE-DUMBS!!!

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And We’re Going To Go To Tumblr…. Yargh!

Sorry for the lack of updates friends and fans. We have been consumed with random bullshit (mostly, one of our advertisers pulling out) and working on PBH3. We are trying to work on posting more on PBH but bear with us for the time being.



Calvin & Hobbes On The Moon


Just keep your grubby paws off the moon for now…

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