The Senate lent its imprimatur to another $82 billion in “emergency” war spending on Tuesday. And they say they’re going to need more by October.
There’s an actual money counter at http://www.costofwar.com/ . Check it out to see how much, and it what ways, this ghastly affair launched on a lie of imminent mass destruction, is costing us.
Yesterday California Arnold Governor Schwarzenegger (r) released the following statement. They arrive daily, sometimes in bunches, into the scribe’s e-mail box.
According to the “Washington Post” and “Chicago Tribune” it’s going to cost $500 billion by 2010.
That could provide a “solution” to the Social Security mess and a few other things to boot.
Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Miramar Marines
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Maj. John C. Spahr, of Cherry Hill, NJ and Capt. Kelly C. Hinz, of Woodbury, MN, both of whom were stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, CA:
“Maj. Spahr and Capt. Hinz fought nobly to protect our country. They were courageous and gallant men who made the ultimate sacrifice. Their service will not be forgotten and their memories will continue to live through the lives they touched. Maria and I send our deepest sympathies to John and Kelly’s family, friends and fellow Marines as they mourn the loss of their loved ones.”
Spahr, 42, and Hinz, 30, died May 2 from injuries received when the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft they were piloting crashed in Iraq. They were assigned to the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, CA.