Leftist Says We Invite Terrorism by Not Spending Enough on Education

Americans are still debating over why Islamic radicals attacked our Libyan embassy and killed four Americans last week, including a U.S. ambassador.

Some blame the attacks on an anti-Islamic film that’s been circulating around the Internet, while others say the killings were in response to U.S. policies in the Middle East.

Leftist blogger David Swanson offers a third option: The American embassy was attacked because we are not spending enough on public education.

Come again?

Swanson argues that Americans have “stopped taxing billionaires and corporations, and we’re funding war-preparation so generously that we’re sparking a global arms race that will eventually generate some enemies with which to justify the war preparation … .”



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