That's what it is, after all. The whole weight of the American military is used to protect the interests of the wealthy amongst us, and to enhance (through privatization) those interests. Gah. Tax the wealthy some reasonable amount. And reinstate the estate tax to some reasonable level.
Badly done drawing of how much fun it is to be Halliburton feedback loop:
If people die for you, actually die for you and your interests, don't you owe them something?