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.
John Michael Spinelli - Examiner
COLUMBUS, Ohio - At mid-morning Sunday, on Memorial Day weekend when the nation remembers and honors those who have given their full measure in service to their nation, the Cost of War counter will roll over to $1 trillion, the total amount of funds appropriated by Congress since 2003 to ...
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 ...
Krista Brewer - Georgia WAND
- Common Dreams
ORTHAMPTON, Mass. - May 28 - On May 30, 2010, at 10:06am, the National Priorities Project Cost of War counter - designed to count the total money appropriated for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars - will reach the $1 trillion mark.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky - Huffington Post
As of 10:06 on Sunday, May 30th, we will have spent $1 trillion in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Democratic Underground
Brave New Foundation Releases 'How Would You Spend $1 Trillion?' to Highlight $1 Trillion Spent on Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Mary Zerkel - Huffington Post
What is $1 trillion really worth?
Andrea Shalal-Esa - Reuters
General Electric Co (GE.N) and Britain's Rolls Royce (RR.L) on Monday stepped up a drive to safeguard their alternate F-35 fighter engine as lawmakers introduced an amendment that would cut $485 million of funding for the embattled program in fiscal year 2011.The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee, defying ...
Anita Dancs - Dollars & Sense
When Americans pull up to the pump, the price they pay for a gallon of gas does not begin to reflect the true costs of extracting, transporting, and burning that gallon of fuel.