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Sure, why not. $189 Billion, or you don't support the troops! Of course, a few billion for sick children would be wrong, because somebody might get something they don't deserve. And get rid of those tax-payer funded sinkholes like PBS and crap like that. I want my taxes to go for something tangible! Like, well I'm not sure what the tangible results of the Iraq War would be, if we gave him the money or not. But I do know we as a nation are sort of twiddling our thumbs, acting like it's monopoly money.
If you are a conservative who supports this war, and supports all the funding the President asks for, don't you dare EVER complain about where your tax dollars are going again. Got me?
Bush Asks For Another $189 Billion To Fund His Wars
WASHINGTON - President George W. Bush asked Congress on Monday for $189.3 billion to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, another huge request that faces deep skepticism from lawmakers opposed to prolonging the Iraq conflict.Bush’s request covers day-to-day military operation and is for fiscal 2008, which began on October 1, congressional aides said.
House of Representatives appropriators said earlier this month they would not even consider the war funding request until early 2008, and that they wanted to link it to a plan to bring U.S. combat troops home. . .
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