What Could We Buy for the Price of the War?

So, instead of killing 600,000 people, what else could the U.S. do with the money? A lot it turns out. 30% of American's energy usage could have been converted to renewable sources, they could have gotten universal health care, or a lot of other things. This article lays it out quite well. I can't imagine that the amount of oil they get from this war could possibly be worth more than a lifetime of renewable energy. And it certainly isn't worth the cost in human lives.


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America's Comptroller General Explains How Screwed the Economy Is

It's always good to hear it from the top, and this guy is the head accountant for the whole country. It says a lot that he's decided to spend his time educating the people rather than dealing with the current administration. Like talking to a brick wall I tell 'ya.