current US war expenditures in iraq, afghanistan: $314 billion

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  1. zimv20 macrumors 601

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    wow, even the Heritage Foundation is skeptical.
     
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    I imagine the carrier group is there for Iran's benefit.

    Hello!
     
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    But...but...but I thought us skeptics were told before the war that it would only cost a fraction of that. And that Iraq would largely fund its own reconstruction with oil revenues.
     
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    3/1 is still a fraction.
     
  5. zimv20 thread starter macrumors 601

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    :)
     
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    Just to add a little more to this thread about spending on military projects.

    Exploding Price Tags: The cost of America's high tech military

     
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    'What are we going to do tonight Brain?'
    'The same thing we do every night Pinky. Try to take over the world.'
     
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    Oh, that old chestnut. "Conker the world..."
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    I was talking to a buddy the other day. We decided Bush was Pinky, and Rove was Brain. :p
     
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    Unfortunetely, Bush and Rove have been far more successful than Pinky and the Brain ever were...
     

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