Art+Commentary by Greg Strid
"Our priority is to protect the American people," said President Bush to reporters as he unveiled his administration's $2.9 trillion 2008 budget proposal. "And our priority is to make sure our troops have what it takes to do their jobs."
Yes, in the new Hot War (on terrorism), the nation's resources must make a dramatic shift toward securing the homeland. Of course, this comes at the expense of providing health care, education, and environmental protection to the people who live in it.