"Everywhere is war, war"

Chris Brady cdbrady at attglobal.net
Sun Apr 28 01:38:59 MDT 2002


Who pays?
Who's it for?
Haven't we learned?

U.S. Blueprint to Topple Hussein Envisions Big Invasion Next Year

By THOM SHANKER and DAVID E. SANGER
New York Times, April 28, 2002
The Bush administration, in developing a potential approach for
toppling President Saddam Hussein of Iraq, is concentrating its
attention on a major air campaign and ground invasion,
with initial estimates contemplating the use of 70,000 to 250,000
troops. 

Full article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2002/04/28/international/middleeast/28MILI.html


U.S. Expects a Wider War on Two Fronts in Colombia

By CHRISTOPHER MARQUIS
New York Times, April 28, 2002
[
]The administration is currently asking Congress to
finance another battalion and provide $98 million to
equip Colombian forces to protect the Cano Limón oil pipeline. 

Full article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2002/04/28/international/americas/28COLO.html


Bush Seeking to Squeeze School Loan Program

By PHILIP SHENON
New York Times, April 28, 2002

WASHINGTON, April 27 - The Bush administration
is seeking to ease its budget shortfalls by squeezing
$1.3 billion from a federal student loan program,
administration and Congressional officials said today.


[There is already a] $1.3 billion shortfall this year in
the budget for Pell Grants, the education grant program
for low-income students.

Full article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2002/04/28/national/28LOAN.html


---coincidentally, the United States Armed Forces offer
tens of thousands of dollars for tuition to youths who
enlist, with a definite job offer after they graduate,
free room and board, medical & dental care.  Unlike the
rest of the US economy, spending and investment trends
in the military-industrial complex are guaranteed to
grow as long as the United States stays true to its
course of waging war for peace.

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