The U.S. Military can be Defeated — By Inflation
This year Congress approved $847 billion for the U.S. military for fiscal 2023.
That’s a lot of scratch.
Scratch — (n) A term for cash money, paper, skrills, quid, banknotes, etc. Used since the start of the 20th Century in the U.S.
But despite that staggering defense budget, any working-class American will tell you that a dollar doesn’t go very far these days.