View Full Version : Our Tax Dollars in Afghanistan

Winston Smith
07-13-2010, 12:23 PM
“I believe in a strong national defense. National defense is one of the essential functions of the Federal government.” – John Dennis

Opposition to the war in Afghanistan is found among American patriots nationwide. Patriots who, like John Dennis, understand and support the “common defense” advocated and called for within the US Constitution.

For the most part, the objections of "anti-war" candidates and representatives aren't due to misunderstanding the importance of such constitutional measures. Instead, their objections rise when news arrives home that the number of innocent civilians dying is only increasing, a corrupt central government is solidifying itself against the will of the people, and billions of tax-payer’s dollars are being sent alongside drug money to financial havens abroad-- as the Wall Street Journal recently reported (excerpt below). And last week Raw Story reported that, in addition to the $1 million per soldier per year, our taxes "are also being used to buy well-connected Afghans posh villas in Dubai."

“A lot of this looks like our tax dollars being stolen,” says a US official.

[read the rest] (http://www.johndennis2010.com/blog/2010/july/afghan-war-where-are-your-tax-dollars-going)