Plutocratic Stratocracy Extorts Additional $680M for Israel's Iron Dome Missile Defense SystemQuicklink submitted by Kyle McDermott Permalink
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|'Supporting the security of the state of Israel is a top priority of President Obama and Secretary (Leon) Panetta,' the Pentagon said last month. 'The Department of Defense has been in conversations with the government of Israel about U.S. support for the acquisition of additional Iron Dome systems and intends to request an appropriate level of funding from Congress to support such acquisitions based on Israeli requirements and production capacity.' In addition, since 1988 and the early days of U.S.-Israeli cooperation on missile defense, presidents have proposed a specific amount for the program knowing full well that Israel will contact members of Congress and ask that they come up with more money. Congress routinely complies. - Did you file your taxes on time? Are you behind on your mortgage? Can you find a job? Can you afford medical care? Too bad: keep paying.|
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