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Time To Account For The Cost Of War

We wouldn’t have the sequester today, if it wasn’t for all the wasteful military spending that took place to enable the invasion and occupation of Iraq. However, Republicans and conservative Democrats remain reluctant to cut military spending back down to pre-war levels, and have worked to obfuscate the true financial cost of the war. [...]

Boston and Brown Universities team up to calculate Cost of War: $4 Trillion and 250000 Dead is just the beginning

On September 11 2011, 2996 people were killed and some buildings were destroyed in a series of terrorist attacks. These costs we know. What has been the cost of America’s reaction?

The Eisenhower Study Group made up of researchers at Brown and Boston Universities has released a new report entitled Costs of War in which [...]

Four Years Ago, Now

Four years ago, the corporation with a plan to run its own candidate for president called Unity08 refused to remove “delegates” from its list after they became disgusted with it.

This week, the corporation with a plan to run its own candidate for president called Americans Elect is refusing to tell companies gathering signatures for [...]

Way to Exasperate a Liberal #59: Trillions for Religious War from a Small-Government Conservative

In one breath, congressman Allen West declares his support for wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, costing trillions of dollars and tens of thousands of lives, in the name of fighting a religion he does not like.

In the next breath, Allen West declares:

“I will curb out of control Government spending…. I will carry the [...]

22 Dead Iraqis aren’t worth 1 Dead American

Do you remember the aftermath of the attacks of September 11, 2001?

Events were canceled out of respect for the dead. People cried in public. The newspapers ran entire sections on the attacks for months. Nations around the world played the Star Spangled Banner and raised the American flag at official ceremonies in respect for [...]

Iraq War Document Release Dangerous, Just Like Undangerous Afghan Release

According to American military logs of known deaths in the Iraq War, over 60 percent of known fatalities in the war have been civilians known not to be combatants. For every one U.S. “enemy” killed in Iraq, 2.75 Iraqi civilians have been killed. [...]

Information About Dirty Iraq War Coming Soon

Wikileaks will soon release 500,000 secret documents from the U.S. government about the Iraq War. [...]

US Combat Operations Continue In Iraq

In spite of the declared end of combat operations in Iraq, combat operations in Iraq continue. The war is over, and so the war goes on. [...]

Bush's Surge Failed

Unless we’re willing to accept an unending American military occupation of Iraq, the surge strategy looks like a remarkable failure. [...]

The Search for Iraq WMD: 6 years, 6 months, and 4 days

Have we found them yet?

Have we found our senses either?

Abu Ghraib Still Up

I seem to remember the promise that Abu Ghraib was going to be destroyed. So, why am I reading about it in this morning’s news? [...]