The neocons who dragged us into war didn't do it on a shoestring budget. The numerous pro-war front groups, foreign lobbyists, and neoconservative thinktanks, along with their corporate sponsors, together command a war chest of many millions. And there's more where that came from ...

Add to that the power and reach of the pro-war media – the Murdoch empire, Clear Channel, and the Fox News-National Review-New York Sun axis of disinformation – and you get some idea of just what we're up against.

Let's face it. We're outgunned, and outspent, on the money side of the ledger. will never begin to match the multi-million dollar budgets of our foes.

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