Weapons sales by the United States tripled in 2011 to a record high… Overseas weapons sales by the United States totaled $66.3 billion last year, or more than three-quarters of the global arms market.
Any questions about why we have so many wars and are so belligerent overseas? War is good for the economy, so let’s pump up those arms sales even more next year!
Come on Wall Street, don’t be slow
Man, this is war au go go
There’s plenty good money to be made
By supplying the army with the tools of trade
– Fixing To Die Rag, Country Joe and the Fish