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Binghamton, Ny Marks Tax Day With City Hall Counter Tallying Cost Of Iraq, Afghan Wars: 04/15/2010

- 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 ...


Where Your Tax Dollars Went: 04/15/2010

- Chico News & Review

Where your tax dollars went


Senator (D-Ny) Charles E. Schumer On The Afghanistan War: 04/15/2010

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 ...


First-Of-Its-Kind Cost Of War Counter Already Controversial: 04/14/2010

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?


Price Of War Too High: 04/13/2010

- 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.


Afghan War Forum Packs Falmouth Hall: 04/12/2010

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 ...


Small-City Mayor Takes On The Pentagon: 04/12/2010

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 ...


War Taxing America: 04/11/2010

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 ...


Obama Puts New Limits On Us Use Of Nuclear Weapons: 04/06/2010

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.


A Navy Ship Competition?: 04/04/2010

- 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.