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 ...
- 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 ...
- 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 ...
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As of 10:06 a.m., Sunday, May 30th, the United States will have spent $1 trillion on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- 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.
Derrick Crowe - Alternet
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.
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.