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Going into Debt for What?

What was promised to be a brief and inexpensive war is turning into a costly and stubborn battle with no end in sight. A quagmire.

The Bush administration short changes domestic security and domestic needs like education while running up a huge budget deficit, sending money abroad and giving tax breaks to the wealthy.

See article, "Short-Changing the Schools, the Children and the Nation."

Other nations help rebuild Iraq with loans. We have so much money we give it away.

"Congress Near $87 Billion Deal for Iraq"

By KEN GUGGENHEIM, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON - Despite rising criticism about President Bush's handling of Iraq, Congress is on the verge of approving an $87 billion package for military and reconstruction costs in Iraq and Afghanistan that largely follows the White House's request.