Friday, May 26, 2006

Memorial Day -- The Costs of a Premptive War to Recover Non-Existent WMDs

From AntiWar.Com:

Casualties in Iraq
American Military Casualties in Iraq

American Deaths
Since war began (3/19/03): 2,458
Since "Mission Accomplished" (5/1/03) 2,321
Since Capture of Saddam (12/13/03): 1,993
Since Handover (6/29/04): 1,592
Since Election (1/31/05): 1,022
Total Wounded (Official): 17,648
Estimated Actual: up to 48,000

Other Coalition Troops 214
US Military Deaths in Afghanistan 295
Iraqi Body Count 37,918 - 42,288

I don't know about you, but this Memorial Day, I'd love to see that hilarious bit of Bush searching for the WMD in the White House.

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