Cost Of Military Jet Could House Every Homeless Person In U.S. With $600,000 Home – via The Huffington Post

“It’s no news that a large portion of our federal tax dollars goes towards defense spending. But your jaw might drop at the cost of the newest jet manufactured by the U.S. military, and just how much good could have been achieved domestically with the same price tag.

“The $400 billion program to create a fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets, which, as The Hill points out, is seven years behind schedule and chronically plagued with misfortunes and incompetencies, could have housed every homeless person in the U.S. with a $600,000 home.”

See more here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/11/military-jet-spending_n_5575045.html?&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000067

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