It would be more patriotic if we just burnt the money without allowing the Washingtonians to get their grubby hands on it.
But by giving money domestically we just feed the walking parasites (I am talking about the political class and their cronies). So burning the money or fighting a worthless war would be better. At least we aren't contributing to our own destruction."
JC - no. Keeping the money at the local/state level would be best.
Hometown vs. Empire