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By LANCE, February 15, 2007 at 7:35 am Link to this comment
Your money is supporting people in the BushCo who weren’t even elected.
Like Condi Rice’s shoe shopping trips to NY & Europe;
Bush’s twins’ traipsing off to South American parties, etc.
When I see the level of waste Bush has created, the hundreds of thousands of innocent Iraqis killed, it makes me cringe when I hear that silly guilt-excuse of, “cut & run”.
By Moe Hare, February 13, 2007 at 2:19 pm Link to this comment
This is how the government supports the troops—http://www.globalresearch.ca/articles/FIT403A.html
By spyware, February 13, 2007 at 8:42 am Link to this comment
more money more troops! :(
By Chaseme, February 12, 2007 at 8:38 pm Link to this comment
How much does bush owe this company for his presidency?
By Margaret Currey, February 12, 2007 at 3:04 pm Link to this comment
There will come a time when there will be no more soldiers to sent, this country is allready being stretched, if the National Guard is needed at home then there will be no one to go to war.
Will they be able to recruit from the High Schools, I think that parents will tell their children that they are being sent to die and as John Kerry said who wants to be the last one to die for a cause that is not winnable, this is not what he said exataly but you get the point.
And to think that this war is being paid for on the backs of the poor working american and some seniors who are just making ends meet.
To think that the people who depend on Medicare are the ones who will pay for this war. The rich are the ones who benefited from Bushie Boy’s so called tax relief, like relief is what the rich need.
Margaret from Vancouver Washington
By Vigilante, February 11, 2007 at 8:40 am Link to this comment
To assign occupation duty to the world’s most effective fighting machine - the United States armed forces - is to commit military malpractice.
By Moe Hare, February 10, 2007 at 10:53 pm Link to this comment
Now we know what U.S. dollars buy!
By Bluestocking, February 10, 2007 at 12:42 pm Link to this comment
For some reason, I found this cartoon eerily reminiscent of a picture from an old Dr. Suess story called “The Sneetches” in which all the Sneetches are racing back and forth between one machine which puts stars on their bellies and one machine which takes it off again—especially considering the fact that in both pictures, the only person really profiting from the process is the one operating the machines (in this case, the war machine).
By Jim Yell, February 10, 2007 at 6:17 am Link to this comment
A picture is worth a thousand words. Maybe it will help the 1/3 of Americans who still think Bush/Cheney (the Vietnam non-combatants)have any interest in the survival of democracy here at home or the safety of the country as a whole.
By Chris, February 10, 2007 at 1:13 am Link to this comment
The cartoon visual with no quotes obviously doesn’t need any. Probably the most rivetingly honest sketch I have personally seen yet, relating to the war in Iraq. The loads of money leaving for Iraq for the contractors over there, who seem to be living in limbo in a no-man’s-land of no accountability for poor work done, nor legal restraints, but who are raking in the bucks. Compared to the plane carrying the just returned, slain soldiers. The solemn soldiers unloading their slain fellow compatriots are noticing the jubilance of the men loading the money bags heading to Iraq. Their faces read the irony. They are next to the plane carrying the bags of money headed out to Iraq, and all the levels of contractors who are making out like bandits. Pun intended.
By vet240, February 9, 2007 at 7:17 pm Link to this comment
By now we all know Bush see’s the logic in the picture. He seems to think things just about balance. The outgo and the income.
It’s not Bush I’m surprised by, it’s the Democrats joining in the game of ignoring the will of the people.
By Christopher Robin, February 9, 2007 at 5:33 pm Link to this comment
Really, if they just gave us all a little notice? We could have been assembled by the tarmac. Waving our little flags, eyes glistening, as the pallets of money took to the air.
By trantieungoc, February 9, 2007 at 4:58 pm Link to this comment
They support our troops with empty coffins !
By Rick, February 9, 2007 at 4:28 pm Link to this comment
Do you honestly thing the soldiers are benifitting from all that money? I’m betting just like any charity that most of the money goes to “administrative costs” than to the people its actually for.
By Polly Ester, February 9, 2007 at 3:05 pm Link to this comment
We never see the flag draped coffins, and we also never saw the tons of cash stolen in Iraq-what we do see is an interminable war; troops used as cannon fodder, and scoundrels who are NOW incredibly rich.
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