Sherwood Ross - OpEdNews / Veterans Today
"The conditions now, in my view, are unquestionably worse in the inner cities," attorney and civil rights stalwart David Ginsburg told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Education is worse. Housing is worse. Unemployment is worse. We now have a drug problem that we didn't have in 1967 and 1968. There are ...
Rep. Jan Schakowsky - Huffington Post
As of 10:06 on Sunday, May 30th, we will have spent $1 trillion in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Krista Brewer - Georgia WAND
- Common Dreams
ORTHAMPTON, Mass. - May 28 - On May 30, 2010, at 10:06am, the National Priorities Project Cost of War counter - designed to count the total money appropriated for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars - will reach the $1 trillion mark.
- Democratic Underground
Brave New Foundation Releases 'How Would You Spend $1 Trillion?' to Highlight $1 Trillion Spent on Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Mary Zerkel - Huffington Post
What is $1 trillion really worth?
Andrea Shalal-Esa - Reuters
General Electric Co (GE.N) and Britain's Rolls Royce (RR.L) on Monday stepped up a drive to safeguard their alternate F-35 fighter engine as lawmakers introduced an amendment that would cut $485 million of funding for the embattled program in fiscal year 2011.The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee, defying ...
Anita Dancs - Dollars & Sense
When Americans pull up to the pump, the price they pay for a gallon of gas does not begin to reflect the true costs of extracting, transporting, and burning that gallon of fuel.
Chris Hellman - TomDispatch.com
When it comes to the Pentagon and the U.S. military, wherever you look, there's money being handed out. Wildly and in staggering amounts. Early this month, for instance, the U.S. Army announced that it had awarded KBR, the private contractor which was once part of Halliburton, a contract worth up ...
Alan Gray - News Blaze
The National Priorities Project "Cost of War" counter, that counts the total money appropriated for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, will reach the $1 trillion mark by the end of this month.