Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Cost To Kill?

A character in Walter Mosley's fiction, The Long Fall, pondered a newpaper article that said: "...the Left was claiming that the death toll in Iraq was nearing a million, while by some calculations we would end up spending a trillion dollars on that effort...". Or we will have spent a million dollars per death in Iraq.

It has been quite some time since I was up on the latest death tolls and cost of war in Iraq, but the imaginery article figures seems to be an accurate picutre of the cost to kill.

Perhaps Mosley's fiction grabs and holds my interest due to tidbits as above quote. Obama even got an honorable mention or should I say President Obama.

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