Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
which coordinates the application of latest scientific finding to the
development of new generations of weapons.
This says it all -- weapons. Wouldn't it be better to put this money to good use? This could be raising social security rates, SSI, and SSDI for people who are so poor that they must eat dog food.
Retired people complain about the ceiling being only $30,000 before one must file an income tax return and pay taxes. These are people who have worked all their lives and paid taxes diligently. Shall we give them some hope? Afterall, David Rockefeller doesn't pay one penny in income taxes.