Peace Tax Fund by April 15 |

Peace Tax Fund by April 15

Laura KrihoNederland

On Feb. 6, it was revealed that the U.S. lost $12 billion in cash it sent to Iraq between 2003 and 2004. The cash was sent from the Federal Reserve in New York in the form of 483 palettes of $100 bills. Now those 360 tons of cash are missing.We need look no further at who is funding the insurgents that are killing our soldiers in Iraq. We are! That money didn’t go to rebuild roads or schools. It went straight into the hands of the insurgents to buy guns, IEDs and chemical weapons to kill our soldiers.As Tax Day approaches, we need to de-fund the war ourselves by demanding that Congress enact a Peace Tax Fund that is guaranteed not to fuel the Iraq War, as an alternative to the sending taxes to the IRS and the U.S. Treasury general fund. I have contacted all of Colorado’s Congressional delegation on this matter and await their reply. I encourage all citizens to contact members of Congress toll-free, 24 hours/day at (800) 459-1887.

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