posted on Aug, 21 2004 @ 03:27 PM
This is pathetic, one BILLION dollars!? I don't think most people really realize how much that is because it sounds so much like million and when it
comes to US politics, they are basically interchangeable and nobody thinks twice about it. I think every time the media reports on political
spending, they should actually write it out- $1,000,000,000- I think people would react more to that, because this is just a complete waste of money
that could easily help a lot of people. That could probably provide food and shelter for a year for the poorest million people in the country at a
thousand buck each. And the worst part of it is, that it is getting spent on all of these dumbass attack ads and Vietnam BS and nothing that is
productive for the country. Something needs to change and I don't think that can be done by Democrats OR Republicans.