You cannot blame the American government for not taking care of America's most valued value: PROSPERITY!
Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) analyst Robert Stallard said he expects war-related spending in fiscal 2009 and fiscal 2010 to be $170 billion and $150 billion, respectively. And even after the peak, war spending is still likely to be more than $100 billion annually for the next few years to refurbish and replace war torn equipment used in Iraq.This war and this new American century project all make perfect economic sense to me!
However. in case you are a real pacifist, make sure your money is invested in Ethical Funds.
It is through the citizen's social responsibility that the corporations will be forced to change their war-prone culture. They are not evil seekers, they just need to make money to survive. And in a culture where the money and the scientific! mantra of "survival of the fittest" are the new religious sermons, anything is permissible, even war with innocent countries who want to keep their own share of the pie!