Eleven years later, we are still at war.
In America, 35 million people are hungry or do not know where their next meal is coming from and 13 million of them are children. Who benefits from the "War on Terror"?
Since America's intervention in Afghanistan, the heroin trade has exploded, doubling opium production. Afghanistan is now the source of 90% of the world's heroin. This dovetail's nicely with America's "War on Drugs."
Over half of the sales, or $33.4 billion, consisted of arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
107,000 veterans are homeless on any given night.
What of the $2 billion dollars per week we are spending on war in Afghanistan? What would $2 billion per week look like in our devastated communities, in our schools, in creating jobs or in caring for our elders?