What does $456 billion buy?

While there is some disagreement on the idea of troop deadlines for US soldiers in Iraq, all sides seem to be on board with the amount included in the bill to fund the war.

Including the $124.2 billion bill, the total cost of the Iraq war may reach $456 billion in September, according to the National Priorities Project, an organization that tracks public spending.

The amount got us wondering: What would $456 billion buy?

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2 Responses to What does $456 billion buy?

  1. Doug says:

    It would buy all of those great things unless government got their hands on it first. Then it would go to pork projects.

  2. nathan says:

    As a conservative – Bush supporting citizen.. reading this post even makes me scratch my head and ask.. now what are we doing over there again?

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