$700 billion fraud

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  1. […] But I’m all for gratuitous speech. Fuck the U.S. troops. And don’t forget to count small change or to understand real change. […]

  2. […] At a glance it looks like Bilmes and Nordhaus each are including things like debt financing costs, increased veteran’s benefits and oil prices in their estimates, accouting for the half trillion increase over other recent estimates that the direct financial cost of the war could come to $700 trillion. […]

  3. […] will cost you not the $50 billion estimated by U.S. regime supporters, nor the $700 billion estimated by some in 2005. No, nearly $4 trillion. Not the usual 10x underestimate of financial war costs, but nearly […]

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