Monday, March 10, 2008

What your $3 Billion a week is buying you, part 259

A new study by a nobel prize winning economist says the Iraq War is costing the U.S. $12 Billion/month, with the final price tag somewhere between $1.7 Trillion and $2.7 Trillion, or more.

Meanwhile, here's what we get this week for our $3 Billion:

Last 7 days in Iraq: 384 civilians dead

But as President Bush and his friend 71 year old John McCain says "The surge is working"

(that is to say "We can successfully use violence to undermine violence")

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