Re: “Guide to years ending in 4″ (thenewstribune.com, 1-1).
This article brought up some interesting and fun facts. Let us hope that 2014 is indeed the “year of action” in spite of our hurting economy.
It is reported that the total U.S. federal budget directly or indirectly attributable to the military is about $1 trillion a year. After we invaded Iraq, occupation authorities, led by the U.S. military, did little to protect water and sewage treatment plants but did immediately provide protection to its oil fields, while preventable conditions like malnutrition, dysentery and typhoid became rampant.
So are we …