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  •  No Sacrifice For Anyone Else (1+ / 0-)
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    Hamish in CT

    Out 300 million Americans, if 3 million of us were to be asked to sacrifice for the war, it would only still only be 1% of the general population.

    The rest of us aren't even asked to support the war financially by paying for the damn thing.  Our children and granchildren are too young to vote or take out a loan, but they'll be the ones doing the paying.  Many families are actually putting food on their tables and paying their mortgages as a direct benefit of the war.  Powerful interests are reaping obscene rewards and damn straight there's no chance in hell any family member connected to those interests will ever be in uniform.

    If every penny spent on this war was payed in full via a war tax when the bill from Halliburton, General Dynamics, Hughes, Raytheon, etc. is received at the pentagon, we would surely see how quickly this situation gains visibility, turns around, and never repeats itself.

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