Sandy LeonVest - Toward Freedom
The most recent tally of the cost of war by the non-profit National Priorities Project (NPP) puts total military-related expenditures (through September, 2010) at a mind-numbing $1.09 trillion.
Bryan Rahija - Project on Government Oversight
Looking for a good introduction to the federal budget process? Look no further than the National Priorities Project's Federal Budget 101 webinar. The webinar begins tomorrow at 11:00 AM and is free. You'll need to register here.
Robert Reich - Robert Reich
America's biggest — and only major — jobs program is the U.S. military.
Sentinel editorial board - Holland Sentinel
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- PA Council of Churches
WASHINGTON - August 5 - With the passage of a supplemental spending bill last week (H.R. 4899), Congress has appropriated an additional $36.2 billion for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for the 2010 fiscal year. The bulk of this money was directed to Afghanistan accounting for $33.9 billion. National Priorities ...
Michael Leon - Veterans Today
Tallies Cost of War Including Recent Supplemental Bill through September 30, 2010$749.9 billion for Iraq$337.8 billion for Afghanistan$1.09 trillion total spending With the passage of a supplemental spending bill last week (H.R. 4899), Congress has appropriated an additional $36.2 billion for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for the 2010 fiscal ...
David Swanson - World News
Lisa Savage - Centre for Research on Globalization
Meanwhile, a National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform is talking about cuts to Social Security, Medicare and the home mortgage deduction to address the nation's growing budget deficit.
James Owens - West Orlando News Online
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Sunday, what is being touted as a new plan for dealing with Pakistan. The plan involves an expansion of development assistance in an effort to keep Pakistan on-board in the fight against al-Qaida and the Taliban. This is not a new plan, it's the ...