[FoRK] Death by terrorism
Adam L Beberg
Fri Aug 12 10:09:33 PDT 2005
Elias Sinderson wrote on 8/12/2005 9:05 AM:
> Where is the 'War on Aspirin' or the 'War on AIDS'? The 'War on Cancer'?
> 'War on Poor Nutrition'? I tell you, our priorities seem pretty fucked
> up. I often wonder how different the world would be if we had spent 400
> billion dollars over the last four years on beneficient causes such as
> providing clean drinking water and medical supplies to third world
> nations or combating the spread of HIV in africa or converted a portion
> of our armed forces to 'peace forces' that undertook public works
> projects in developing nations. . . to say nothing of the countless
> domestic issues that could benefit. . . Quite simply, the opportunity
> costs associated with the 'War on Terrorism' are very troubling to say
> the least.
Osama has stated that his goal is to bankrupt the US, since he cannot
kill us all, and killing people won't stop the oil companies anyway.
Adam L. Beberg
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