- budget analyst for the the National Priorities Project
Priorities Project (NPP) makes complex federal budget information
transparent and accessible so people can prioritize and influence how
their tax dollars are spent.
Cost of War
Cost of War in Afghanistan since 2001
To date, $445.1 billion dollars has been allocated for the war in Afghanistan since 2001.
Monday (January 17) is the 50th anniversary of President Dwight
Eisenhower's farewell address, in which he warned of the rise of a
Eisenhower warns us of the military industrial complex.
Martin Luther King Day is also Monday. He said: "A nation that continues
year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of
social uplift is approaching spiritual death."