government spending

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  •  Wasteful Government Spending in 1999
  • They spent  $345 billion  on  unnecessary   national  defense in 1999.
  •  The government spent 8% of their budget  on veterans benefits.  
  • The government spent a much larger amount of money on health and medicare than they did in years past. It made up 19% of our total program spending.
  • Even though they spent way too much in unnecessary departments, we were still under budget for that year.
  • In 1999 the government actually had a surplus of  $157 billion which was then applied to reduce the national debt. After applying this money the debt was reduced to  $7.02 trillion.
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