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News Story They Hoped to Bury in the Christmas News Cycle

George Bush will seek an authorization to spend $80 billion more in Iraq after the first of the year. “In early February, there will be … a supplemental appropriation in addition to the 2006 budget for defence submitted to Congress.” So said Jim Kolbe (R-AZ), chairman of the foreign operations subcommittee of the House of Representatives appropriations committee, while visiting in Baghdad. Kolbe also said there has been “little planning” in the way funds are being spent. “My subcommittee has raised serious concerns,” he noted.

No shit.

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Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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