Seven Years


Today's 7th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq was marked by protests
across the country - including in Chicago where activists dyed the Chicago River red - with more actions planned this weekend in D.C. and elsewhere. Citing the cost of the war - $747.3 billion and hundreds of thousands of lives - and seeking not to repeat its errors, Robert Greenwald of Brave New Films urged people to report the Afghanistan War as an example of waste, fraud and abuse on the White House economic recovery website,

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