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Chew On This

22 May 2006

For every $1 of oil imported from the Persian Gulf, the Pentagon takes $5 of the federal budget to “secure” the flow of that oil…

Did I mention I took on a last-minute proofreading gig from a colleague of the Consort’s? It’s a book on the economic implications of US militarism, and I kept gnashing my teeth as I did it. Partially because of the awfulness of the offshore copyediting job, but largely because of gems like this one.

Grrr.

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