Monday, July 12, 2010

Funding Corruption and Waste in Afghanistan

Congressman Paul's Texas Straight Talk

Last week, GOP chairman Michael Steele came under fire for daring to say what a lot of Americans already know – that our involvement in Afghanistan is an ill-advised quagmire with no end in sight.  After nearly 10 years and approaching $1 trillion spent, the conflict is going nowhere because there is nowhere for it to go.  After all, if victory is never really defined, defeat is inevitable. With our economy at home in serious trouble, this wasteful occupation is something we clearly cannot afford.  Each soldier costs us $1 million per year, and yet most in Washington are …Continue reading »

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