Uh, it's TAX money we're talking about. I suppose if American individuals and companies are getting the benefit that's one way to "prime the pump" but how much of those earnings are sweetening the pie (taxed) and how much is tax-exempt?
I can think of more constructive ways than war contracts to spend taxes.
[I like the wide-screen format of Rocketboom. Wonder if and when YouTube will follow suit?]