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Reality Check: Entitlement Spending Dwarfs Wars Since 2001

JaneM Wrote: May 27, 2012 10:58 AM
TX-in large cities, such as Philadelphia bars have a nice lttile get together known as "EBT Friday". I had heard about them but didn't believe it. While walking down Broad St in West Philly I saw just that-big sign outside a bar EBT Friday. Yea, no fraud there, only in the military budget.

Some bad news for the vehement anti-war set: they've lost the spending argument. A new chart reveals that in the last decade, spending on national security, Iraq, and Afghanistan combined paled in comparison to entitlement spending -- 19% to 65%, respectively. Over to you, infographic:


"About 65 percent of federal expenditures over the last ten years have gone towards entitlements,"Paul Miller...