Friday, August 31, 2007

Funding The War

Always keep in mind that the money has to come from somewhere.  It doesn't just magically appear, no matter how fast Washington wants to spend it.

It's not $50 billion. It's $200 billion.

George W. Bush is not asking for $50 billion in additional appropriations for Iraq. He's upping his already pending ask for $147 billion by $50 billion more. Four years and already nearly a half trillion (with a "t") dollars in, the president now seeks an additional $200 billion? And we're thinking of giving it to him? Seventy-plus percent of America wants us out. Less than a quarter of Americans support the president in anything he does. Democrats hold the majority in both houses of Congress. And this president is asking for [...]

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