Monday, September 06, 2010

Labor Day

Obama to Call for $50 Billion Spending on Public Works

Imagine the headline "Obama to Call for $50 Billion Spending on war in Afghanistan." Think he'd line up plenty of Repug votes for it?
In fiscal 2011, Afghanistan is projected to cost $117 billion, Iraq $46 billion. To date, Pentagon spending in Iraq has reached $620 billion, compared with $190 billion in Afghanistan.

USA Today 5/13/2010 .
Who benefits from a permanent state of war, financed with borrowed money?

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