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Tax Dollars at War
An illustration breaks down how much US tax money is being spent on wars and the military.
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2012 13:50

Filmmaker: Chris Fontaine

Do you know how your tax dollars are spent?

US radio host Dennis Bernstein and investigative reporter Dave Lindorff illustrate just how much US tax money goes towards the country's war chest.

"People have to realise that 53 cents of every dollar that they are paying into taxes is going to the military to an astonishing figure there is an enormous, enormous amount of money being blown on war and killing and destruction."

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