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Speak Up: War -- what is it good for?

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

War is the biggest cost to the U.S. Treasury and there is nothing else that really comes close to it.

We spent $2 trillion in Iraq alone. We spent probably a trillion to blow up Iraq and another trillion to put it back together.

How insane is that?

The entire food stamp program is not even $100 billion and that is only one-tenth of a trillion.

I don't know how much we have spent in Afghanistan. Probably another trillion and we have nothing to show for it.

It is just a lot of money down the rat hole.

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