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How many billions of tax dollars would our government have to?

spend on weapons, if all national security threats were eliminated? How much money would you be ok with being spent on national security equipment if you already knew there was no threat, because you were already secure? What would that do to most of America's manufacturing jobs, that haven't moved to China? <<part of absolute security is self sufficiency >> Of course it is, but we both know that isn't going to happen as long as long as Americans demand a higher wage than communist laborers in China huh? but that is only a smidgeon of the overall problem.

Asked By: scipro3001 - 12/31/2007
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Our government is very paranoid so the spending will only increase in the future. The US has 5% of the population but spends 50% of the military dollars in the world. Our leaders are addicted to war. Even without a threat, scams will be cooked up to wag the dog and create panic and mistrust against another nation... More
Answered By: whrldpz - 12/31/2007
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What ever you think would happen. It's your dream
Answered By: cashflowchris1 - 12/31/2007
 
the USSR went broke trying do that
Answered By: OhhReally - 12/31/2007
 
The spending would continue because it is impossible to eliminate all national security threats. Wars will become more common as the population of the world increases... More
Answered By: a bush family member - 12/31/2007
 
We spend enough just on our war's against all the countries bush said is evil......
Answered By: Kirk Neel - 12/31/2007
 
Yeah I know huh? Without wars we ain't squat are we? Well maybe we could start dropping refrigerators, instead of bombs, on our enemies.
Answered By: Momma told me not to come - 12/31/2007
 
part of absolute security is self sufficiency so , howz about that?
Answered By: NEOBillyfree - 12/31/2007
 
We spend Billions of tax dollars on National defense, and will probably continue to....
Answered By: Ok..... - 12/31/2007
 
About the same as they are spending now. Eisenhower had it right on the money when he warned of the military-industrial complex. And he was in a position to know. It's why I wonder if a world absent of war is possible
Answered By: golfer7 - 12/31/2007
 
You mean an imperturbable country with people that have an impervious mentality living within an impenetrable nationwide fortress like a dome or something where's there's no diversity whatsoever. Probably no money at all. Most of america's manufacturing jobs would have nothing to do with it.
Answered By: JustinSmithtown - 12/31/2007
 
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