- Stop the War in Afghanistan
The daily Internet, TV, radio program, Democracy Now, included the following item on its list of "headlines" today, June 1, 2010. See the full array of headlines and the featured topic of the program at: http://www.democracynow.org. The figures cited in the headline are incomplete. For example, they do not include ...
- Iraq & Vietnam War Stories
A couple of weeks ago there was a teach-in here in Northampton about the War in Afghanistan, its causes and effects. One of the workshops that followed involved an effort that began in Maine to urge city councils around the country to pass resolutions urging the U.S. Congress to "BRING ...
- Western Progressive
Of course, if we're paying for wars, conservatives don't classify that as 'big government.' They never did under Bush. However, once Obama became president and turned part of his attention towards projects at home, such as infrastructure and health care, that was somehow socialist.
As of 10:06 a.m., Sunday, May 30th, the United States will have spent $1 trillion on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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According to the National Priorities Project, the total direct cost to the United States of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq surpassed one trillion dollars on Sunday, May 30th.
Derrick Crowe - Alternet
Yana Kunichoff - truthout
As the United States retains its place as the world's largest defense spender for another year, and the Cost of War counter inches toward the $1 trillion mark, community activists bemoan the priorities of the Obama administration.
Fred Contrada - The Republican
NORTHAMPTON - The city is making another venture into federal and foreign policy as it prepares to sound out residents on a resolution to bring home the local tax money that is funding America's wars abroad.
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 ...