MainLine Peace Action/DelMont PDA

October 7, 2010

The Cost Of Empire? Try $250,000,000,000/year

Filed under: American Empire — Tags: , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 6:28 am

This happy shopper is in Diego Garcia, a US base in the Indian Ocean essential to our military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Of course we had to pick up the natives and move them off island against their will, but that’s a cost of empire.  This article talks about five such sites of empire, among more than 800.