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Is it a sad day or is it a sobering day? Check out Slog for the answer.
(I'd expand on this post, or at least make it readable, if I weren't doing fifteen different things at once and accomplishing none of them...)
After Republicans blocked money for food stamps and unemployment benefits, it's worthwhile to think of the billions of dollars that they have spent, and continue to spend on the Iraq War.
Here's a video illustrating what all the hemorrhaging war money instead could buy:
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Imagine what just a small fraction of all those wads of taxpayer cash dropped on Iraq could have done to fix local city, county and school funding woes. Maybe we need an insurgency in this country?