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Its not real money

Reader comment on item: Wasted U.S. Spending in Iraq (and Afghanistan): $53 billion and Counting

Submitted by y Brandstetter MD (Israel), Jun 23, 2011 at 08:42

Its paper money. I mean they could probably have ordered from my local printer a million sheqels woth of paper-leaves with 100$ in god we trust bejamin printed on them, and trucked them to Iraq overnight without the bother of flying them half- a world away. Think of the carbon footprint of such a fool's errand, to fly 10000 miles something with you can truck over 600 miles, and is of the same real value.


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