(See Iraq War Cost $800 Billion, And What Do We Have To Show For It?)
According to a recent Gallup Poll, most Americans view the Iraq War as a mistake and, interestingly, older Americans are more likely to disapprove of the Iraq War.
For eight hundred thousand million dollars we could have (easily) created a new WPA and CCC. This would have provided opportunities for millions of unemployed Americans to return to the job market, and improved the nation’s transportation, utility, and environmental systems.
Why didn’t we?