Matt Kanner - The Wire
The combined total cost of the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan was projected to exceed $1 trillion on May 30, according to the National Priorities Project. The United States has appropriated $747.3 billion for the war in Iraq and $299 billion for the war in Afghanistan.
Scott Harris - Between the Lines
On Memorial Day 2010, Americans honored the service of the hundreds of thousands of men and women who have fought in the nation's wars, past and present. During this year's holiday, parades and ceremonies remembered those who have fallen in the wars that continue in Iraq and Afghanistan. To date ...
Staff - Kansas City Info Zine
Taxpayers in Missouri will pay $11.4 billion and Taxpayers in Kansas will pay $5.9 billion for Total Defense Spending in FY2011.
Bob Martin - Hartselle Enquirer
As we observed Memorial Day this past Monday it occurred to me that I didn't know much about its origin. Here's what I found:
Jackie Bruno - News 22
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) - The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan cost taxpayers a lot of money, the total spent on these wars just reached one trillion dollars.
Drivers slowed down by the "bottleneck" on Route 4 near Belle Avenue, because a 40-foot banner hanging from the Garrison Avenue Bridge caught their eyes on Sunday.
The cost of war counter is up on the side of city hall. But there was a hitch Wednesday morning, when private workers were interrupted by local attorney Bob Murphy telling them they didn't have the right permits. Murphy has said he'd sue if the city erected the sign. But ...
- 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 ...
- Democracy Now!
And the amount of money spent on the US wars in Afghanistan and Iraq has now surpassed the $1 trillion mark. The National Priorities Project Cost of War counter says the milestone was reached Sunday morning. To date over $747 billion has been appropriated for the war in Iraq and ...
- 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 ...