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Author: TriSec    Date: 04/06/2010 11:09:58

Morning, folks.

Something bad happened here; I had the blog all written and ready to go, then it somehow went *poof*.

*** From Raine: here are our basic pieces of vital information for the week ***

Today is our 2,575th day in Iraq and our 3,103th day in Afghanistan.

We'll start this morning as we always do, with the latest casualty figures from our ongoing wars, courtesy of Antiwar.com:

American Deaths
Since war began (3/19/03): 4388
Since "Mission Accomplished" (5/1/03): 4249
Since Capture of Saddam (12/13/03): 3925
Since Handover (6/29/04): 3529
Since Obama Inauguration (1/20/09): 160

Other Coalition Troops - Iraq 318
US Military Deaths - Afghanistan 1,034
Other Military Deaths - Afghanistan 679
Contractor Employee Deaths - Iraq 1,457
Journalists - Iraq 338
Academics Killed - Iraq 437

We find this morning's cost of war passing through:

$ 979, 738, 900, 000 . 00

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