“The primary purpose that the military serves for big business is to use up their surplus they couldn’t otherwise dispose of,” he told Press TV’s U.S. Desk on Wednesday.
Reports say U.S. arms sales could surge by nearly one-third to $50 billion in 2011. Over the past decade, U.S. arms sales have grown from $8 billion, and they are likely to continue growing in [the] coming years.
Commentary: Sadly, his comments on saving a depression with defense spending since WWII and a “surplus” needed to be spent on a war economy are utterly misguided.