We’re Spending Too Much on Defense

About $700 billion per year

More than the 8 next largest world powers

Cut it in half and you could give every American $900/year

We have bases in 80 countries, with 200,000 deployed troops, costing $150 billion per year

http://reason.com/reasontv/2017/12/18/mostly-weekly-defense-spending

https://youtu.be/5uU9O_4U25I

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The “Amazon Amendment” Would Effectively Hand Government Purchasing Power Over to Amazon

https://theintercept.com/2017/11/02/amazon-amendment-online-marketplaces/

http://archive.is/gQcVr

Update: Legislation passed

https://theintercept.com/2017/11/10/amazon-amendment-ndaa-congress/

http://archive.is/yubk5