Mind Boggled, World Economics Expert Sought
Simple maths suggests that with the population of the world around 6 billion, United States expenditure on defence at around 370 Billions it is feasible that if every man, woman and child in the world were to receive as a gift from the United States 1 Billion dollars each, there would still be 364 Billion dollars left over for defence spending.I guess we really solved that overpopulation problem.
I understand this will never happenThough perhaps not for the reasons you're thinking of...
Perhaps the Yes Men could investigate on our behalf!!!Yes, I'm sure they could turn up some startling facts. You and them seem to be working at a similar intellectual level.
Seems like a very simple and uneducated requestOh, you're being too harsh on yourself.
I 'm sure it would bring to light some interesting facts and truth behind the illusion that keeps us all in the dark on such matters.I'm not touching that one. Priceless.
UPDATE : Welcome, Tim Blair readers!