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Dollars.Originally posted by Haggis:
"BTW, Iraq is getting close to being as expensive as VietNam was."
In what way?
It is $80 billion and halfway home to Vietnam. The fresh $80 billion just requsted by President Bush pushes the war costs of Iraq and the amazing shrinking asterisk of Afghanistan (Osama been where?) past the $300 billion mark.
The extimated cost of Vietnam in current dollars was $584 billion, according to the Congressional Research Office. Iraq has already cost more in current dollars than either the Civil War or World War I. It is about to pass tthe Korean war. We are on pace to pass Vietnam in two or three years.
OT,Originally posted by OperaTenor:
I knew I liked you! If you find yourself with nothing better to do, Read through all of the old Barracks threads that have to do with the Bush/PNAC administration and the war. It'll be like deja vu all over again!
Speaking of deja vu, you double-posted!
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