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Justice Dept. Moves Toward Charges Against Contractors In Iraq Shooting (full article)

 

A $100 Billion Bill (full article)

 

On Iraq: Wiping Out the Legend (full article)

 

The Truth About Veteran Suicides (full article)

 

The Surreal Politics of Premeditated War (full article)

 

A Timeline of the Iraq War (full article)

 

The Architects of War: Where Are They Now? (full article)

 

Panel Questions State Dept. Role in Iraq Oil Deal (full article)

 

Preparing the Battlefield (full article)

 

Iraq: Home to Too Many Widows (full article)

 

‘Disposable Heroes’: Veterans Used to Test Suicide-Linked Drugs (full article)

 

Coalition of the Defeated (full article)

 

America’s Medicated Army (full article)

 

Report Questions Pentagon Accounts (full article)

 

Army Overseer Tells of Ouster over KBR Stir (full article)

 

Investigation of the 800th Military Police Brigade (full article)

 

Feinstein’s Conflict of Interest in Iraq (full article)

 

Anything Not to Go Back (full article)

 

Iraq Violence in Figures (full article)

 

Billing the Grandkids (full article)

 

BBC Uncovers Lost Iraq Billions (full article)

 

Bush Forced to Rethink Plan to Keep Iraq Bases (full article)

 

Logjam of War Contractor Fraud Suits (full article)

 

U.S. General Accuses Bush Administration of War Crimes (full article)

 

If You Like the War In Iraq You’ll Love the War On Iran (full article)

 

Iraq In Focus: Hurting Our Country & Our Troops (full article)

 

Iraq In Focus: Talking Points for Grassroots Lobbying (full article)

 

Senate Intelligence Committee Unveils Final Phase II Reports on Prewar Iraq Intelligence: Two Bipartisan Reports Detail Administration Misstatements on Prewar Iraq Intelligence, and Inappropriate Intelligence Activities by Pentagon Policy Office (full article)  (Downloadable full Senate Intelligence Committee report here)

 

Bond: Phase II Report is Political Theatre (full article)

 

Released by National Priorities: The cost of the Iraq war for Anne Arundel County taxpayers = $1.567 BILLION… and that’s only through FY 2009. Imagine if the Iraq War goes beyond 2009!
Plus…that number is NOT including the costs for Ballistic Missile Defense and Nuclear Weapons…

Click here for downloadable “Detailed War Costs” document.

Click here for downloadable “Where Your Maryland Taxes Go” document.

                                                                                                                             
Iraq War costs for Taxpayers of Anne Arundel County:
$ 1.1 billion                Spent through FY2007
$ 175.4 million         Proposed for FY2008
$ 291.8 million         Proposed for FY2009
$1,567,200,000       Total through FY2009

Here’s how it breaks down:


IRAQ WAR Spending through FY2007 - Taxpayers in Anne Arundel have paid $1.1 billion for the Iraq War thus far. For the same amount of money, the following could have been provided:

 

˙   214,798 People with Health Care OR

˙   1,015,434 Homes with Renewable Electricity OR

˙   22,102 Public Safety Officers OR

˙   18,578 Music and Arts Teachers OR

˙   138,349 Scholarships for University Students OR

˙   68 New Elementary Schools OR

˙   5,866 Affordable Housing Units OR

˙   421,426 Children with Health Care OR

˙   146,640 Head Start Places for Children OR

˙   17,324 Elementary School Teachers OR

˙   18,484 Port Container Inspectors

IRAQ WAR Proposed Spending for FY2008 Taxpayers in Anne Arundel will pay $175.4 million for additional proposed Iraq War spending FY 2008. For the same amount of money, the following could have been provided:

˙   34,436 People with Health Care OR

˙   162,792 Homes with Renewable Electricity OR

˙   3,543 Public Safety Officers OR

˙   2,978 Music and Arts Teachers OR

˙   22,180 Scholarships for University Students OR

˙   11 New Elementary Schools OR

˙   940 Affordable Housing Units OR

˙   67,562 Children with Health Care OR

˙   23,509 Head Start Places for Children OR

˙   2,777 Elementary School Teachers OR

˙   2,963 Port Container Inspectors

IRAQ WAR Proposed Spending for FY2009 Taxpayers in Anne Arundel will pay $291.8 million for projected Iraq War Spending for FY 2009. For the same amount of money, the following could have been provided:

˙  57,307 People with Health Care OR

˙  270,912 Homes with Renewable Electricity OR

˙  5,897 Public Safety Officers OR

˙  4,957 Music and Arts Teachers OR

˙  36,911 Scholarships for University Students OR

˙  18 New Elementary Schools OR

˙  1,565 Affordable Housing Units OR

˙  112,434 Children with Health Care OR

˙  39,123 Head Start Places for Children OR

˙  4,622 Elementary School Teachers OR

˙  4,931 Port Container Inspectors

BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE in FY2007 Taxpayers in Anne Arundel paid $23.2 million for ballistic missile defense in FY2007. For the same amount of money, the following could have been provided:

˙  4,551 People with Health Care OR

˙  21,515 Homes with Renewable Electricity OR

˙  468 Public Safety Officers OR

˙  394 Music and Arts Teachers OR

˙  2,931 Scholarships for University Students OR

˙  1 New Elementary Schools OR

˙  124 Affordable Housing Units OR

˙  8,929 Children with Health Care OR

˙  3,107 Head Start Places for Children OR

˙  367 Elementary School Teachers OR

˙  392 Port Container Inspectors

NUCLEAR WEAPONS in FY2007 Taxpayers in Anne Arundel County paid $35.6 million for nuclear weapons in FY2007. For the same amount of money, the following could have been provided:

˙  6,996 People with Health Care OR

˙  33,071 Homes with Renewable Electricity OR

˙  720 Public Safety Officers OR

˙  605 Music and Arts Teachers OR

˙  4,506 Scholarships for University Students OR

˙  2 New Elementary Schools OR

˙  191 Affordable Housing Units OR

˙  13,725 Children with Health Care OR

˙  4,776 Head Start Places for Children OR

˙  564 Elementary School Teachers OR

˙  602 Port Container Inspectors

If this gets your attention, please share this widely with others. If this isn’t how you want your tax dollars spent, we need for residents of Anne Arundel to be informed. Then, we need to express ourselves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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