American People Want Out of Afghanistan Now

By: Monday March 12, 2012 8:35 am

A majority of the American people want us to leave Afghanistan right away. From the Washington Post: A majority of Americans — 55 percent — believe that most Afghans are opposed to what the United States is trying to accomplish in that country, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. About as many Americans — 54 [...]

What Do We Really Spend on Defense?

By: Wednesday January 5, 2011 7:17 am

The Defense Department’s annual budget is a phantom figure, falling far short of what we truly spend on defense. It doesn’t include either supplemental appropriations, or money allocated to defense by other departments.

But in trying to come up with a true figure, what should be included?

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