Dimanches, Dames et D’Hommes (Sundays for Ladies and Gentlemen)
Because, Batman is here…
This is truly an amazing and useful graph:
Hover your mouse anywhere over the actual data and a + sign appears, click it to zoom in (click and hold to drag view around). The size of the circles represent the amount of money in each area, relative to the overall budget. What you should notice right away is the size of the defense budget, it’s the largest circle on the graph. There are a lot of statistics about how if we spent a tiny fraction of our defense budget on social welfare programs to provide food to needy families, or spent a tiny amount on healthcare for the poor and needy – how we could erase those problems entirely.
We obviously couldn’t elminate defense spending, but we could certainly reassess our national priorities to the betterment of us all.
We, not me.
This is pretty nifty. Choose Your Own Adventure YouTube video using the new embedded links feature.
If there’s any confusion about Obama’s stance on Israel, there shouldn’t be after watching his speech to AIPAC last year. I watched this when it was live and it was definitely a factor in my enthusiasm for him as our President.
There’s a ton of disinformation on the Internet about Israel’s history and the ignorance seems to be spreading like a cancer all over.
Hamas does not want peace, in their founding charter they outline their intentn to destroy Israel.
If the rockets stopped, Israel would stop. If Israel stopped, do you think Hamas would stop?