$20 Trillion Debt Caused by Trillions for War & Billionaire Tax Cuts

In past wars, taxes were raised, especially for millionaires and billionaires, to pay for them.

The perpetual “war on terror” already cost $5.6 trillion & coupled instead with trillions in tax cuts to the super rich, caused debt explosion to $20 trillion, and hundreds of billions in annual interest.

In “rare” bipartisanship, most Democrats just joined Republicans to pass a “Defense” (war) budget of $700 billion. Republicans also just passed another tax cut of $1.5 trillion, mostly for the super rich.

Can anyone tell me with a straight face this is sustainable, smart or good?

” House Republicans voted on Thursday for a budget resolution that allows for $1.5 trillion of deficit spending to finance tax cuts. Nearly 80 percent of the cuts would go to the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans,”
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/10/republicans-fast-track-tax-cut-for-the-wealthy-that-increases-deficit-by-1-5-trillion/

“The United States military has spent more than $5.6 trillion on conflicts since 2001, more than three times the Pentagon’s actual estimate, :

https://www.google.com/amp/www.newsweek.com/how-many-trillions-war-has-cost-us-taxpayer-911-attacks-705041%3famp=1

Senate War Funding vote

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/09/18/us/politics/senate-pentagon-spending-bill.html

House War Spending vote:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/house-passes-nearly-700-billion-defense-authorization-bill/2017/11/14/fb3abe0a-c98a-11e7-8321-481fd63f174d_story.html

Debt Clock:

http://www.usdebtclock.org/

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