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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-04-07 02:49 AM
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15. see this chart for Worldwide Military Spending, we account for half
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  -NY Times: Record $622 Billion Budget Requested for the Pentagon babylonsister  Feb-03-07 07:32 PM   #0 
  - As they request 622 billion  Maggie_May   Feb-03-07 07:46 PM   #1 
  - Yes, I see a President who has lost his mind....  ClintonTyree   Feb-04-07 04:24 AM   #18 
  - When will we, as a country, finally stand up against the Military-Industrial complex?  marmar   Feb-03-07 10:20 PM   #2 
  - The current account deficit ceiling has been raised twice since ...  gbrooks   Feb-04-07 11:12 PM   #57 
  - This is crazy...Congress just has to say NO!  Just-plain-Kathy   Feb-03-07 10:21 PM   #3 
  - Sadly most elected are AFRAID to vote no...  progressivebydesign   Feb-04-07 03:48 PM   #47 
     - If this surge fails...the media will say dems could have stopped it, if they wanted to.  Just-plain-Kathy   Feb-04-07 05:14 PM   #51 
  - ok ...  okoboji   Feb-03-07 10:34 PM   #4 
  - If they had it ALL,  Bandit   Feb-06-07 12:37 PM   #62 
  - time to cut social security, medicare and education!  WillYourVoteBCounted   Feb-03-07 11:07 PM   #5 
  - Yep re: 'cull out congress some more'  Mind_your_head   Feb-04-07 12:11 AM   #6 
  - Yet even people on this board still want to elect "status quo" candidates.  Morereason   Feb-04-07 11:53 AM   #36 
  - We never did get that "peace dividend" we were supposed to get....  Robeson   Feb-04-07 01:04 AM   #7 
  - Sadly, this country can't function without an all consuming enemy..  ClintonTyree   Feb-04-07 04:35 AM   #19 
     - Agreed.  Robeson   Feb-04-07 04:46 AM   #20 
  - FUCK EM  ProudDad   Feb-04-07 01:04 AM   #8 
  - it's pretty obvious  TheModernTerrorist   Feb-04-07 01:33 AM   #9 
  - Americas obsession with military must end before we can face the real problems out there  niceypoo   Feb-04-07 01:58 AM   #10 
  - I just dont understand  cali boy   Feb-04-07 01:58 AM   #11 
  - because he is a sick child with no soul  LSK   Feb-04-07 02:41 AM   #14 
  - Because that's what his backers want.  bushwentawol   Feb-04-07 12:40 PM   #39 
  - Quiet, I think I hear Tony Snow - 622 billion is just a number  Major Hogwash   Feb-04-07 02:15 AM   #12 
  - the oil companies should pay for the defense budget  LSK   Feb-04-07 02:40 AM   #13 
  - see this chart for Worldwide Military Spending, we account for half  LSK   Feb-04-07 02:49 AM   #15 
  - And people with 40 yeals old rifles.....  ClintonTyree   Feb-04-07 04:48 AM   #21 
  - and still, we cannot conquer a country the size of california.  mopinko   Feb-04-07 10:57 AM   #33 
     - EXACTLY!  Red Zelda   Feb-04-07 11:31 AM   #35 
  - "The war will pay for itself within 3-6 months":Paul Wolfowitz n/t  TheBaldyMan   Feb-04-07 02:49 AM   #16 
  - This from a man who can can't pay for new socks when he earns $300,000 per year.  gbrooks   Feb-04-07 10:40 PM   #56 
  - That is a crazy shame.....it really is!  FrenchieCat   Feb-04-07 03:04 AM   #17 
  - Our message to Congress should be simple: JUST SAY NO!  Tatiana   Feb-04-07 05:24 AM   #22 
  - He is going to bankrupt this country. What will this country be like after Bush?  cassiepriam   Feb-04-07 07:26 AM   #23 
  - Money for war, no universal health care. Discouraging. nt  Vinca   Feb-04-07 07:50 AM   #24 
  - a well-laid plan too  HuffleClaw   Feb-04-07 07:57 AM   #25 
  - That's only $2000 per man, woman and child. Plus interest. (It's all borrowed.)  Festivito   Feb-04-07 08:02 AM   #26 
  - $4500 per family... FOR ONLY ONE YEAR!!!!  Morereason   Feb-04-07 11:55 AM   #37 
  - Why, that's just for a family of TWO.  Festivito   Feb-04-07 12:27 PM   #38 
  - WORSE yet, it's BORROWED from CHINA!  progressivebydesign   Feb-04-07 03:47 PM   #46 
     - Oh, you mean Bush's Chinese buddies? Oh, how great is that?  Festivito   Feb-04-07 07:16 PM   #53 
  - Obscenity  Dudley_DUright   Feb-04-07 08:22 AM   #27 
  - that's what I call it as well  spooked911   Feb-04-07 04:01 PM   #48 
  - Bush's war for profit - my opinion  ArmchairMeme   Feb-04-07 08:50 AM   #28 
  - Treasury looting  The Wizard   Feb-04-07 09:02 AM   #29 
  - You think that's not part of the plan?  Morgana LaFey   Feb-04-07 09:56 AM   #31 
  - Tell them no more money till they find the missing $2.3 TRILLION  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-04-07 09:06 AM   #30 
  - I'll go with embezzling.  The Wizard   Feb-04-07 10:35 AM   #32 
  - I say we give it to them. And you know what? Tell them to add  King Coal   Feb-04-07 11:21 AM   #34 
  - And out of this amount, there are people doing nothing more  bushwentawol   Feb-04-07 12:42 PM   #40 
  - It's the business of war  Floyd53   Feb-04-07 01:37 PM   #41 
  - welcome to DU  spooked911   Feb-04-07 04:02 PM   #49 
  - Exhibit A - Primary Cause Of Civilization's Demise  gtar100   Feb-04-07 02:46 PM   #42 
  - Well, at least in includes Iraq and Afghanistan  krispos42   Feb-04-07 03:36 PM   #43 
  - Does this include funds for Iran?  48percenter   Feb-04-07 03:39 PM   #44 
  - WTF has happened to America??? Impeach them NOW!  progressivebydesign   Feb-04-07 03:45 PM   #45 
  - What are we?  MAX 1   Feb-04-07 04:16 PM   #50 
  - Well, it's a VERY dangerous world.  impeachdubya   Feb-04-07 05:23 PM   #52 
  - If he* gets this, it's over. The country will be bankrupt.  Javaman   Feb-04-07 08:32 PM   #54 
  - Iow, healthcare for everyone for 8 years.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-04-07 09:59 PM   #55 
  - Two things to remember if anyone here thinks the Democrats can now reduce these numbers...  Up2Late   Feb-04-07 11:43 PM   #58 
  - The numbers can be reduced if we cap the funding for this war.  babylonsister   Feb-05-07 12:31 AM   #59 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-05-07 08:43 PM   #60 
     - In the interest of peace, you want to bomb?  babylonsister   Feb-06-07 06:26 AM   #61 
     - You are fucking INSANE.  Zhade   Feb-06-07 02:26 PM   #63 
 

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