Doc Hypocrite, when you mentioneconomist Dean Baker
in a 2007 study prepared by Global Insight on the long-term economic impact of increased military spending
Going Bankrupt Why the debt crisis is now the greatest threat to the American republic
by Chalmers Johnson
It is often believed that wars and military spending increases are good for the economy. In fact, most economic models show that military spending diverts resources from productive uses, such as consumption and investment, and ultimately slows economic growth and reduces employment
"consumption" would you be talking about "blood" oil?