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Can YOU Spend $3 Trillion Better Than Bush?

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Posted on Apr 14, 2008
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We’ve all heard of Publishers Clearing House, but this is a whole new ball game, people. Robert Greenwald’s Brave New Films team has come up with a game that offers each player the fictional (sigh) amount of $3 trillion, the same amount the Iraq war is projected to cost the U.S., and a whole virtual mall’s worth of fun “shopping” items to buy.

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Follow this link to go shopping.

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By Louise, April 18, 2008 at 1:40 pm Link to this comment

Anybody could spend 3 trillion better than Bush!

Anybody could do ANYTHING better than Bush!

Except maybe strut like a Fascist wannabee, which he’s real good at.

Even McCain cant duplicate that one ... wink

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By wild_watcher, April 17, 2008 at 2:35 pm Link to this comment
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3 trillion is not 3 trillion, based on inflation alone.  that is why our inflation must grow to keep the real value of 3 trillion considerably less. so therefore, i would need at least 90 trillion, not your paltry 3 trillion. get with it, this is the new millinium ...up your ante on the par with which you could include my neoconic friends.

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By Ianprib, April 17, 2008 at 12:48 am Link to this comment
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We should not forget the 2.3 trillion dollars Rummy couldn’t track down on September 10th 2001

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By DennisD, April 16, 2008 at 7:12 am Link to this comment
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The game should be called “Pretend You’re a Politician” so you can spend $3 Trillion you don’t have.

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By PatrickHenry, April 15, 2008 at 2:42 pm Link to this comment

1.  End world hunger…...tractors and seeds.

http://www.thehappyrock.com/2007/11/20/play-a-game-and-help-end-global-hunger/

2.  Create a single payer health care plan which all Americans are covered.

http://www.pnhp.org/facts/single_payer_system_cost.php?page=all

3.  Create massive public works project in U.S. desert Bio-fuel, algae to oil.

http://www.unh.edu/p2/biodiesel/article_alge.html

The remainder should be returned to the people we borrowed it from.

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By Aegrus, April 15, 2008 at 11:33 am Link to this comment

Screw virtual shopping. If there were three-trillion real money dollars in my bank, I’d buy out all the media institutions and run non-stop investigations into our government until a constitutional amendment was passed limiting media ownership and giving equal rights to local media outlets so we can actually have a diverse and balanced media in this country.

In my mind, news media should always criticize and question any action made by our government in a roundly professional and factually accurate manner. There should never be an instance when you just take what the government says at face value in this new era of incompetence and deception in which we live.

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