The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved $81 billion for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in a spending bill that would push the total cost of combat and reconstruction past $300 billion.I don't have a problem with Afghanistan, and think that the war and reconstruction in that country were wholly justified. Iraq is a different story. Think of the good that $300 billion could have done here. In America.
Borrow & Spend
It's time for the national democrats to take a page from the Reagan playbook. The republicans have been demonizing dems as being "tax and spend"-ers since the 30s. The party operating under the name "Republican" has become the party of borrow & spend. Here's your fiscal conservatism: