Posted by: Tony Carson | 23 November, 2009

Afghanistan: The good news — Taking money from Peter to pay Paul. The bad news: you’re Peter.

“There ain’t going to be no money for nothing if we pour it all into Afghanistan,” House Appropriations Chairman David Obey told ABC News in an exclusive interview. “If they ask for an increased troop commitment in Afghanistan, I am going to ask them to pay for it.”

Sending more troops would be a mistake that could “wipe out every initiative we have to rebuild our own economy.”

No kidding.

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