Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
- 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 ...
- 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 ...
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?
- Philadelphia Inquirer
As America inches closer to a decade of war, the cost increasingly is being questioned. People who years ago might have feared being called unpatriotic are lambasting the trillion dollars spent since 9/11.
Robert Gold - Cape Cod Times
FALMOUTH — Should the U.S. commit more money and troops to the war in Afghanistan? Should all the troops be sent home, ending the war?A panel of experts drew a packed auditorium at Morse Pond School yesterday afternoon as they tackled the growing list of questions about the war in ...
Jo Camerford - US Labor Against the War (USLAW)
We don't just have a revenue problem in this country -- we have a values and priorities problem. - April 12, 2010??Matt Ryan, the mayor of Binghamton, New York, is sick and tired of watching people in local communities "squabble over crumbs," as he puts it, while so much local ...
Jo Comerford - Alternet
Matt Ryan, the mayor of Binghamton, New York, is sick and tired of watching people in local communities "squabble over crumbs," as he puts it, while so much local money pours into the Pentagon's coffers and into America's wars. He's so sick and tired of it, in fact, that, urged ...
Gordon Lubold - Christian Science Moniter
he Obama administration began its journey toward a world free of nuclear weapons by declaring that it would rely on such weapons less and conventional weapons more.
- Prairie Pundit
As the Navy prepares to choose one version of the littoral combat ship as the basis for future orders, all sides say the service needs to go for the best deal.