For a few dollars more, a few billion per year.
Afghanistan costs $5.7 billion per month.
Obama would rather kill or maim a dozen and a half innocent Afghan civilians per day than help millions of the weakest Americans survive life-threatening thermoregulatory challenges during a savage winter in ever harder times. At twenty times the cost. This fits his profile as a “compassionate conservative.”
The good news is that when people freeze to death in their homes, you can just carry them out like luggage, even while they’re shagged in ice.
One must have a mind of winter. One must have been cold a long time…not to think of any misery in the sound of the wind.