Today is our 2,022nd day in Iraq.
We'll start as we always do, with the latest casualty reports, courtesy of Antiwar.com:
Since war began (3/19/03): 4175
Since "Mission Accomplished" (5/1/03): 4036
Since Capture of Saddam (12/13/03): 3714
Since Handover (6/29/04): 3309
Since Election (1/31/05): 2729
Other Coalition Troops - Iraq: 314
US Military Deaths - Afghanistan: 605
Other Military Deaths - Afghanistan: 377
Contractor Deaths - Iraq: 444
We find this morning's cost of war
passing through $ 558, 431, 900, 000.00
As it's been reported in this space, the RNC is working hard to disenfranchise voters in many states via unscrupulous means. But when they cast their net, they also hauled in many veterans, some disabled and in VA hospitals. Is this what they were fighting for? IAVA has filed a brief
in Ohio in an attempt to protect the voting rights of veterans.