Thursday, May 24, 2007

How Much Is The Iraq War Costing Memphis?

Posted By on Thu, May 24, 2007 at 4:00 AM

The U.S. has spent more than $470 billion on the Iraq War so far. For a graphic illustration of the cost, visit CostofWar.com.

And even more interesting is the feature that allows you to customize the counter so that it computes the cost for any city or state in the U.S. You can also compare what those dollars could have purchased in public education, housing, health insurance, etc.

Memphis' bill for the war, so far? $670 million and counting. Fast.

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