We’ve been fighting to rein in wasteful Pentagon spending for years and the F-35 is the most expensive weapons program in history, with a total cost of $1.5 trillion. Plagued by cost overruns and delays, it’s been grounded twice, and even has been criticized by those within the Pentagon.
The $1.5 trillion that will be spent on this wasteful Pentagon program is an enormous sum. Just think about the investments we could make in education, infrastructure, job training and vital safety net programs like SNAP and Medicaid.
Check out the great video below by our friends at Brave New Films: