: : : "Defense" is another form of corporate welfare.
: : Keep up the cheerleading for corporate welfare, Norman. You'll remind us of what's up.
: "Corporate Welfare", another buzz-word, in this case applied to companies that design, test and develop weapons systems for national defense. Do you suggest that these companies not be compensated for their goods? Do you really want the people who work for McDonnel Douglas and Lockheed and General Dynamics to work for nothing? Isn't that a bit far-fetched even for you?
You're right, Frenchy, there's no such thing as corporate welfare. When the U.S. Dept of Agriculture subsidize's Burger King's advertising overseas, it's merely compensating Burger King for...for...well, you tell me.