The Three Trillion Dollar Shopping Spree (video)

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See LadyBroadoak’s Op-Ed piece on this topic: SHOPPING SPREE! The $3 trilliion spendathon is on for us. ~ Lo


Added: April 13, 2008 The occupation of Iraq will cost $3 trillion, America’s most expensive conflict since WWII.

Can YOU spend that money better?

Here’s your chance to go on a virtual $3 trillion shopping spree and prove it!

Browse our online store, fill up your cart, click the checkout button, and send virtual gifts to everyone you know.

A private island fortress? Healthcare for all? Anything you can imagine, and if you can’t find it, add it yourself!


I added this:

Nader for President 2008 Campaign
by DandelionSalad

Price: $100,000,000.00

Let’s have Ralph Nader’s campaign compete with the corporate backed ones. Open up the Presidential debates; End the occupation of Iraq; Universal health care; Impeach Bush/Cheney; and more. from
Search “Nader” to find and add it to your cart.
Other things I bought:

Legal servicesQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $20,000,000,000.00
Cure a Deadly DiseaseQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $1,500,000.00
Return voting rights to former prisonersQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $500,000.00
Real 9/11 InvestigationQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $50,000,000.00
Help Rebuild IraqQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $20,900,000,000.00
No Kill Animal Shelters World WideQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $7,000,000,000.00
Healthy FoodQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $2,000,000,000.00
Build & Fill a New LibraryQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $50,000,000.00
Social Security Pay Back w/interestQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $1,000,000,000,000.00
Help Iraq ChildrenQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $500,000,000.00
give every teacher a rai$eQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $100,000,000.00
Food, Shelter & Vet Care for Unwanted PetsQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $15,000,000,000.00
PRICE: $1,000,000.00
finish repairing the damage done by KatrinaQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $200,000,000,000.00
Increase sustainable Organic Produce in the USQUANTITY: 2
PRICE: $10,000,000,000.00
End our Dependence on Foreign OilQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $500,000,000.00
Fight AIDS in Developing NationsQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $15,000,000,000.00
Water Distiller & Power GeneratorQUANTITY: 3
PRICE: $3,000.00
Nader for President 2008 CampaignQUANTITY: 2
PRICE: $100,000,000.00
End hunger and poverty related diseasesQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $195,000,000,000.00
Food Stamps for AmericaQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $34,000,000,000.00
Switch to SolarQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $420,000,000,000.00
Universal Health CareQUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $3,067.00
TOTAL: $2,870,403,012,098.11

7 thoughts on “The Three Trillion Dollar Shopping Spree (video)

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  5. It says a lot about Americans world view, that all that money was spent on themselves, and not a thought about the rest of the world!

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