Your Invoice for the War

I got a fund-raising mailing from American Friends Service Committee today that includes an invoice for the U.S. war in Iraq. These are their numbers.

    TOTAL COST: PER HOUSEHOLD:
U.S.-led war in
Iraq
  153,578,000,000 1,358.58
Reconstruction Allocation   18,000,000,000 159.23
SUBTOTAL: PAID: $171,578,000,000 $1,517.81
       
       
PROJECTED
ADDITIONAL COSTS:
     
3-year military
occupation
  150,000,000,000 1,326.92
Iraq Reconstruction   55,000,000,000 486.54
PROJECTED SUBTOTAL: AMOUNT DUE: $205,000,000,000 $1,813.46
       
       
  TOTAL: $376,578,000,000 $3,331.27

Author: Gary

Writer and editor living in Seattle.

One thought on “Your Invoice for the War”

  1. What?

    No sliding scale based upon annual household income?

    Or perhaps a discount if you donated heavily to one of the major political parties?

    Oh, I get it – this is tax deductible, right?

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