How bad can your math get?

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Quick check

Total Govt spend on Healthcare = $1.1 Trillion (National and Local)

US Economy Spend on Healthcare (pdf) = $2.7 Trillion

Govt. spend on Defense = $0.9 Trillion

strictly rendered, the US spends 3X as much on healthcare than defense straight up. Not including healthcare spending thru foreign aid.

When it fits your biases, apparently you’ll pass along anything.

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