Friday, July 27, 2007

Defense Spending In Iraq And Afghanistan Set To Be Over $30 Billion More Than In 2006

The Department of Defense is set to spend an estimated $131.3 billion by the end of October 2007. Spending levels in Iraq have dramatically increased, while those in Afghanistan (in the region where Osama bin Laden is believed to remain at-large) are stable, as noted in this report.


At 11:25 AM, Blogger Paddy said...

And yet the Pretzledent wants to veto a cigarette tax increase for childrens healthcare. Oy.

At 11:55 AM, Blogger Kirsten said...

Does the Prez not realize that there is no magical beanstalk that will lead up to the clouds where he will fing a goose laying golden eggs? ( I've been reading my kids fairy tales, so I can't come up with anything better this morning...)


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