This 4-6 trillion is from the beginning of the war through the next 40 years. Obama spent more in his first 4 years.
Which costs is she adding beyond the ones normally cited?
I'm sure the numbers are right, I'm just interesting in knowing what the breakdown is. Of particular interest is cost of mental health to veterans and other subsequent impacts stemming from that.
And all those chickenhawk liars who got us into the war with Iraq are still publishing articles, appearing on talk shows, acting as if they are still experts valued for their expertise. From Cheney to Doug Feith, why are these people still employed? Many of them ought to be in jail.
...and they complain that Obama is the one who is responsible for running up the debt.
At least some rich people got richer. There is that ;)
Here are some statistics showing the real human cost of the War on Terror:
Wade on in:
Here's the probable relevant quote:
"This paper will focus on the costs of commitments we have made in four important areas during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars:
I. Veterans health care and disability compensation
II. Pentagon personnel and health care policies and benefits
III. Other Department of Defense costs and commitments
IV. Financing of the wars"
You're edumacated, I see.
@PerryWhite1 I've been fuming over this for ten years!
@53_3 While profiteering off the blood of thousands of our troops and hundreds of thousands of Iraqis.
It's also Thursday!
@curt3rd Yeah, it's actually not. Geez.