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Regarding 5, it is a subsidisation of the US military however clean they may spend the money. It allows the US military to spend US tax money elsewhere.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Tue Jun 20th, 2006 at 05:40:09 AM EST

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