It is true that there is a high correlation between IQ, higher income, and higher levels of education, but it is not an indicator of special intellectual greatness.
Moving on, we come to the US military. Take a gander at this pie:
Does something seem amiss with that? I'd say so, especially since according to the US government:
"FinancingThe 9/11 attacks cost somewhere between $400,000 and $500,000 to execute. The operatives spent more than $270,000 in the United States. Additional expenses included travel to obtain passports and visas, travel to the United States, expenses incurred by the plot leader and facilitators outside the United States, and expenses incurred by the people selected to be hijackers who ultimately did not participate."
Source. Scroll down to "Financing" to view.
If we keep spending all this money on the military, there'll be nothing left for the Bear Patrol!