President Obama's Big Afghan War Strategy Sell

A more than $1.4 trillion federal deficit is making the war in Afghanistan and health care reform competing priorities for American taxpayer dollars. The president is expected to order an additional 30,000 service members to go to Afghanistan, at an estimated cost of $1 million each, in an announcement about his new Afghan war strategy scheduled for Tuesday night. Yet health care reform is full speed ahead as well, at a cost estimated at around $900 billion. With Americans anxious over a...Full Story
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