Archive for March 12th, 2013

Your Corporate Media At Work

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George Bush sold the war as quick and cheap; it was long and costly. Even now, the US is paying billions to private contractors, and redistributing taxpayer money to rich shareholders in the process.

“When the US invaded Iraq in March 2003, the Bush administration estimated that it would cost $50-60 billion to overthrow Saddam Hussein and establish a functioning government. This estimate was catastrophically wrong: the war in Iraq has cost $823.2bn between 2003 and 2011. Some estimates suggesting that it may eventually cost as much as $3.7 trillion when factoring in the long-term costs of caring for the wounded and the families of those killed.”

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