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Bandit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 12:43 PM
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Over $185,000.00 per minute on Iraq War
That is what we are spending or should I say throwing away.


http://www.nytimes.com/glogin?URI=http://www.nytimes.co...
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Ezlivin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 12:47 PM
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1. Does that include the propaganda and rendition flights?
I want to know how far they are stretching my tax dollars.
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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 12:48 PM
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2. Does this include the lost 9 Billion or was that just a write-off?
Can you imagine the good works that could be done with that kind of money?
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stellanoir Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 12:52 PM
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3. Mind boggling isn't it?
With no end or accountability or correction in sight. . .

I've posted this statement before but every time anyone hear's the acccusation of "tax and spend" Democrats they could possibly respond with the fact "That's what most governments do. . . So you prefer "loot and waste. . .?"

Sheesh.
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AndyA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 12:55 PM
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4. Meanwhile, back in America...
- People still don't have homes after Hurricane Katrina.

- Millions of American citizens don't have health insurance, can't afford to see a doctor, and couldn't afford prescription drugs if they were prescribed.

- Millions of jobs are being outsourced, replaced by low wage, no benefit, dead end jobs.

- Our bridges and roads are crumbling.

- Homeless people are keeping the shelters near capacity at night.

- Some cities are struggling with soaring crime and murder rates, because there isn't enough money to put more police officers on the street.

I can certainly understand why we're spending so much in Iraq, it certainly isn't needed over here...

:sarcasm:
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NC_Nurse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 01:59 PM
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5. Gee, that's more than I make in a year!
What a freakin' waste!
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Toots Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 03:12 PM
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6. At the end of one year there's enough to provide every homeless person in
the USA with a brand new home. Just one of the things we could do with that money besides killing women and children..
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