My @Quora answer to How come the US government can spend more than $2 trillion for ‘War’s in Afghanistan and Iraq bu… http://qr.ae/71rujk
For three simple reasons:
War is insanely profitable…
Combined with the Fact that “our” Congresscritters are bribed beyond all reason or belief…
This corporate bribery has driven both major parties far to the “right” beyond the wildest dreams of the nucking futts war mongers in the Republican party of the 1960s.
Add to all this that the Bush family has a long history of creating their wealth out of weapons and that we have this level of utter crap as a result is unsurprising.