Gordon Lubold - Christian Science Moniter
lear, sunny skies are forecast for Cape Canaveral Wednesday, perfect weather for the launch of a new unmanned spacecraft and the dawn of an era. Just don't expect the Air Force to tell you what that new era is.
- Brooklyn Technical High School
Community residents filled the library at Brooklyn Tech High School Tuesday night to hear Jo Comerford, executive director of the National Priorities Project, speak on budget cuts, the federal budget and war spending
H. Patricia Hynes - OpEdNews
From every corner of America urban, suburban and rural the news of shrinking budgets and slashed community services sounds forth like a tragic Greek chorus.
- PBS Bill Moyers Journal
In his closing essay this week Bill Moyers talks about Binghamton, New York's Mayor Matt Ryan and his effort to make manifest the costs of war to his town and its citizens. The mayor has installed a "cost of war" clock that keeps a running tab of how much in ...
- Chico News & Review
Where your tax dollars went
Scott Baker - OpEdNews
Like a lot of constituents, I wrote my Senator about the war in Afghanistan. Unlike some Senators, Chuck Schumer actually wrote me back a reasonably detailed response (see below). Unfortunately, his views, which I believe reflect the mainstream views of both Congress and the Administration, fail to acknowledge the actual ...
- Democracy Now!
JUAN GONZALEZ: As we continue our Tax Day coverage, we turn now to the cost of war. According to the National Priorities Project, Americans have collectively spent more than a trillion dollars on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001. That's an average of over $7,000 per person. In ...
Dan Froomkin - Huffington Post
How many tax dollars from your community have gone to fund the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq? And how else could that money have been spent? The National Priorities Project helps you figure that out quite easily, with its Cost of War web site. It shows you the total amount ...
- ABC News:Politics
Neil St. Clair - Your News Now
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- Length can be measured by rulers, weight on a scale, but more abstract concepts like war? How do we measure that?