We can afford to rebuild Iraq, but not the US.

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    We are rebuilding Iraq and it's being completely financed by the US. Even though no one seems to know how much Iraqi oil money is languishing in US banks.

    Iraq is draining our economy even more. Iraq is now a religious theocracy by constitution. Many, many more Iraqis have died from the US than Saddam.

    We won't leave until they have the military we thought they had when we invaded.

    We have to give them their oil money when they ask for it.

    Have we created the worst enemy possible?
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    February 23, 2008

    The three trillion dollar war
    The cost of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts have grown to staggering proportions

    The three trillion dollar war | Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes - Times Online

    Spent & Approved War-Spending - About $900 billion of US taxpayers' funds spent or approved for spending through Sept 2010.

    Iraq War Facts, Statistics at April 26, 2010 - Iraq War Casualties, Spending, Iraqi Quality of Life

    Iraqi Civilians Killed, Estimated - A UN issued report dated Sept 20, 2006 stating that Iraqi civilian casualties have been significantly under-reported. Casualties are reported at 50,000 to over 100,000, but may be much higher. Some informed estimates place Iraqi civilian casualities at over 600,000.

    Percent of professionals who have left Iraq since 2003 - 40%

    Iraqi Physicians Who Have Left Iraq Since 2005 Invasion - 12,000

    Iraqi Physicians Murdered Since 2003 Invasion - 2,000

    RESULTS OF POLL Taken in Iraq in August 2005 by the British Ministry of Defense (Source: Brookings Institute)

    Iraqis "strongly opposed to presence of coalition troops - 82%

    Iraqis who believe Coalition forces are responsible for any improvement in security - less than 1%

    Iraqis who feel less ecure because of the occupation - 67%

    Iraqis who do not have confidence in multi-national forces - 72%

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfWuBwdvnt8]YouTube - Rove denies Bush admin said oil would help pay for war[/ame]
     
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    The only thing draining our economy is Obama and the Democrats and we're going to lance that boil in November
     
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    You must work for al Qaeda. Where did you receive your training? Your extremist Muslim masters aren't going to like the job you've done so far.
     
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    It's been a fiasco from day one.
     
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    1.1 TRILLION dollars have already been spend on Iraq and Afghanistan already, Crus.


    How much money is that?

    Just to put that number into some kind of perspective for you...

    The states have borrowed 3% of the cost of the Asian wars to keep those millions of unemployed Americans on unemployment insurance.

    That's a good example of how much money $1.1 trillion bucks really is.

    So while I agree with you that the USA is wasting money, let's remember WHERE the money is going, shall we?

    It's going in some large part to the wars that BUSH II started.
     
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    Welcome to my aggravation after coming home from that shit-hole, Afghanistan, to end up in New Orleans pre and then post Katrina and then listening to all the "great 'mericans" say we should just fill New Orleans and leave it for the sea.

    We can dump trillions into shithole Islamic countries that, at best, are going to resemble Saudi Arabia (which founded the radical ideology that got us attacked), but we any money towards one of our own cities is "fiscally irresponsible"?

    What the fuck?
     
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    Yea, but now, Iraqi women are free to dress like this:

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    Much better than those immoral "Western Clothes and Make-up" women used to wear.
     
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    As opposed to going down that worm hole, I'd rather just focus on the here and know (as in things that happened this century like Wahibbism).

    So Saudi Arabia founded Wahibbism.

    New Orleans founded Jazz.

    Jazz > Wahibbism
     
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