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Monday, April 14, 2008

The 3 biggest hits to the economy

Bush's tax cuts for the rich have reduced annual tax revenue available for public needs by $300 billion each year.

BushCheney's occupation of Afghanistan and Iraq has cost $700 billion, according to the Congressional Research Service. That's about $400 million a day. Nobel Prizewinning economist Joseph Stiglitz says the tab is well over $2 trillion when you add rehabilitation for injured vets, replacement of military hardware, and the value of things we could have produced (but didn't) with that money over the past seven years.

More at Jim Hightower 'LowDown'
What 8 years of BushCheney has done to the U.S. economy

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