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The Senate moved toward approving $81 billion for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on Thursday in a measure that would push the total cost of combat and reconstruction past $300 billion.
The Senate also added a provision that would require the Pentagon to keep the Navy's fleet of 12 aircraft carriers intact. The Pentagon had proposed scrapping one carrier to save money.
Originally posted by Indy
I'd LOVE to hear how we are going to pay the bill for this.
Originally posted by marg6043
Education and health are only two of the casualties of war on terror.
Originally posted by PeanutButterJellyTime
So true. Without a strong defense to deter war, everything's a casualty:
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