The Mankato Free Press
---- — The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate recently passed the 2014 National Defense Authorization Bill. President Obama signed it.
This measure includes $80-90 billion to continue the war in Afghanistan on top of a $550-$600 billion base budget for the Pentagon.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke these words at Riverside Church in New York City on April 4, 1967: “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.”