Media in Trouble: All the news thats UNfit to print!: Priorities

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Wednesday, January 26, 2005


Bush Wants $80 Billion More for Iraq, Afghan Wars as New Deficit Forecast Is Released :
"As Congress started to digest a new Bush administration request of $80 billion to bankroll wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, its top budget analyst on Tuesday projected $855 billion in deficits for the next decade even without the costs of war and President Bush's Social Security plan. "

Also a headline today:

Study: Airline Anti-Missile System Costly and Unreliable

Researchers said it could cost nearly $40 billion over 20 years to deploy defense technology on the country's 6,800 passengers jets. By comparison, the federal government currently spends roughly $4.4 billion a year on all transportation security.

Then again, we would rather attack them before they attack us.