Warmongers Inc.

by
Abby Zimet

The decision by former anti-war candidate Obama to embroil us in yet another poorly defined, strategically flawed, untenably expensive war in yet another internally tumultuous Arab country - on the anniversary of the Iraq invasion - and the question of just how many food stamp allotments, health care policies or teachers' salaries could be funded with each of the 100-plus $1 million Tomahawk missiles so blithely dropped on civilians, once again, in the laughable name of protecting civilians - what can one say to all this? The Guardian says it won't be pretty. Team America: World Police says yay for us. Edwin Starr, circa 1969, says, "War - What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothin'."

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