Investing a trillion dollars makes a whole lot more sense than wasting it
Joe Conason writes:
The senators who now claim that we cannot afford to spend a trillion dollars to make long overdue changes in health care know exactly what that amount can buy. They know because they have spent it, year after year, on military misadventures and subsidies to big banks and corporations, without stinting or whining. Somebody should ask why they think we can afford those trillion-dollar boondoggles but not decent health care for all Americans.
Read the whole thing HERE.
UPDATE: Republicans suddenly have stopped citing figures from the Congressional Budget Office as an argument against Democratic proposals for health-care reform.