Today is our 2,127th day in Iraq.
We'll start this morning as we always do, with the latest casualty figures from the warron terra, courtesy of Antiwar.com:
Since war began (3/19/03): 4226
Since "Mission Accomplished" (5/1/03): 4087
Since Capture of Saddam (12/13/03): 3765
Since Handover (6/29/04): 3368
Since Election (1/31/05): 2788
Other Coalition Troops - Iraq: 317
US Military Deaths - Afghanistan: 637
Other Military Deaths - Afghanistan: 417
Contractor Deaths - Iraq: 445
We find this morning's Cost of War
passing through:$587, 859, 250, 000.00
Turning to our friends at IAVA, once again there is an action call for an investigation
into the action of KBR in Iraq. Some Indiana guardsmen are concerned that they may have been exposed to toxic chemicals while protecting a KBR worksite in Iraq. Naturally the contractor is remaining mum.