Thursday, October 27, 2011

The Tally ...

From the war in Iraq:


8 years, 260 days since Secretary of State Colin Powell presented evidence of Saddam Hussein’s biological weapons program

8 years, 215 days since the March 20, 2003 invasion of Iraq

8 years, 175 days since President George W. Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” speech on the USS Abraham Lincoln

4,479 U.S. military fatalities

30,182 U.S. military injuries

468 contractor fatalities

103,142 – 112,708 documented civilian deaths

2.8 million internally displaced Iraqis

$806 billion in federal funding for the Iraq War through FY2011

$3 – $5 trillion in total economic cost to the United States of the Iraq war according to economist Joseph E. Stiglitz and Linda J. Blimes

$60 billion in U.S. expenditures lost to waste and fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001

0 weapons of mass destruction found in Iraq


Sure was worth it to oust a dictator who posed no threat to this country, wasn't it?

Thanks to TGUAR for the link.


Anonymous said...

Hey,look: "What's good for Halliburton is what's good for this country." So I guess that makes it all worth it.


Gordon said...

Not enough contractors on the list.

David Aquarius said...

0 politicians held accountable for this travesty.