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Saturday, August 3, 2013

How long with these wars, America?


The cost of war:

6714 - Number of Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn casualties as confirmed by U.S. Central Command.

7 more dead this week:


- Army Sgt. Stefan M. Smith, July 23, 2013 - 24, of Glennville, Ga


- Army 1st Lt. Jonam Russell, July 23, 2013 - 25, of Cornville, Ariz


- Army Spc. Rob L. Nichols, July 23, 2013 - 24, of Colorado Springs, Colo


- Army Spc. Caryn E. Nouv, July 27, 2013 - 29, of Newport News, Va


- Army Sgt. Eric T. Lawson, July 27, 2013 - 30, of Stockbridge, Ga


- Army Sgt. Stephen M. New, July 28, 2013 - 29, of Bartlett, Tenn


- Army Spc. Nicholas B. Burley, July 30, 2013 - 22, of Red Bluff, Calif.



 Another week and another $2 Billion spent in Afghanistan. 

Total bill to U.S. Taxpayers = $1,461,095,349,726.


You want to "support the troops"?

Bring them home.  Demand that we bring them home.

You want to cut our wasteful--grossly wasteful, obscene--deficit spending?

Cut the Department of Defense budget by half.

We would still outspend the rest of the world several times over.

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