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Pentagon War Machine now spends close to $5 billion/year rigging the press

military-prIn 2009 the Pentagon will employ 27,000 people just for recruitment, advertising and public relations — almost as many as the total 30,000-person work force in the State Department.
 
“We have such a massive apparatus selling the military to us, it has become hard to ask questions about whether this is too much money or if it’s bloated,” says Sheldon Rampton, research director for the Committee on Media and Democracy, which tracks the military’s media operations. “As the war has become less popular, they have felt they need to respond to that more.”

See AP Impact: Pentagon ups public relations spending

That’s a lot of people and we can also directly see its junior Israeli shadow at work right here on this blog, as the Internet Megaphone military propaganda spam machine organized by the Israeli government, continues to bombard us with their shtick.

What we get with both propaganda machines is a job welfare scheme add-on that self perpetuates itself. These propagandists will simply continue to grow and grow in number until they literally self destruct. I can’t hardly wait ’till that day, can you?

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