US arms criminals save Capitalism: Arms Sales Soar 35%

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Phew. What a relief. The good and kind arms merchants protecting us from economic disaster.

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Tyler Durden's pictureby Tyler Durden….. If ever there was a clearer indication of America’s “need for war” it was the latest Durable Goods orders data, which confirmed, absent defense spending, the US economy is in a tail-spin. USLeadingTerrorists081114However, as NYTimes reports, foreign arms sales by the United States jumped by almost $10 billion in 2014, about 35 percent, even as the global weapons market remained flat and competition among suppliers increased, thanks to multibillion-dollar agreements with Qatar, Saudi Arabia and South Korea.

Defense Spending New Orders has soared 148% in the last 3 months… the biggest rise since 2007

But it is the US arms sales to foreigners that is really flourishing.Despite a stagnant international weapons market and increased competition among suppliers, American foreign weapons receipts rose from $26.7 billion to $36.2 billion last year. According to a new congressional report, as The NY Times reports…

 

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14 thoughts on “US arms criminals save Capitalism: Arms Sales Soar 35%

  1. Like Gustov Holst’s description in The Planets: “Mars, The Bringer of War,”

    The U.S. Corporation: The Bringer of Wars, as well as the Weapons and Ammunition to wage it!

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  2. Its bizarre ! Democracy, war business and human rights; how they go together ? And also due to their poor family million children are unable to go to school and due to war millions are forced to flee from schools . What a justice in the name democracy ? !

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  3. The only manufactured idem produced other then aircraft witch is hugely subsidized by over priced military hardware is US Arms trade . Our we just stupid or is there something we can’t control.

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  4. Looks as if the gun control issue and its participants have been wasting their time on the “small fry”. Those so outraged by individuals carrying out violent acts with small arms seem strangely silent about multiples of comparative harm to human beings that come from using the weapons sold in Jordan and around the Earth. After observing legislation banning real-looking toy guns, George Carlin quipped, “they banned the toy guns, but kept the REAL ones.” That humanity has allowed the manufacture of killing products to rise to the current level, where nations depend on weapons of death and destruction for economic “health”, so pervasive that presidential candidates dare not suggest decreased military spending for fear of alienating defense contractor employees in every congressional district depending on death and destruction for their paychecks, is such a sad commentary on the current economic state of affairs. Gun control for sure… but for the most destructive and expensive.

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