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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Iraq: What's the real cost?

The Iraq War is over four years old and has cost billions of dollars, thousands of lives, and the Republicans Congress. It has shattered dreams of Iraqis and American soldiers and demonstrated the depth of dishonesty to which a politician would sink to start a war.

In addition to the traditional casualty count and war spending tally, here's a few other ways to measure the cost of Iraq:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Every billion dollars of federal spending has a cost of about 200 lives due to increasing the risks of Americans by ripping dollars from them. The cost of war in Iraq is high in terms of direct casualties, but is even higher in terms of deaths at home.

Of the presidential candidates, only Ron Paul understands the benefits of lower taxes and avoiding war.