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How many US-soldiers will die.

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Another betting. How many US-soldiers will die in Iraq? I bet on 2000. You can check the result on www.lunaville.com.

added on the 2004-11-05 15:32:58 by dwangi dwangi
I think Bush is aiming to break Osama's record of who can kill the most Americans. He got a head start with the Texas executions..
added on the 2004-11-05 15:48:12 by phoenix phoenix
All of them, I hope! The less troops Bush has, the easier it will be on the rest of us when he comes to conquer our countries.
I'd rather we send all bush-voters to Iraq
added on the 2004-11-05 16:16:37 by cats cats
phoenix, i think neither of the two holds the record, really.
added on the 2004-11-05 17:06:51 by skrebbel skrebbel
I read that recently the amount of civilians killed in iraq reached about 110 000 since bush invaded. hmmm. how many civilians do they plan to kill? is it really the only kind of freedom they can bring to these people?
added on the 2004-11-05 21:15:52 by nystep nystep
Well bush seems to have spent about $144,000,000,000 (http://costofwar.com/) on killing over 1,100 of his own soldiers (http://www.antiwar.com/casualties/) and at least 14,000 innocent civilians(!) (http://www.iraqbodycount.net/), and this is only in Iraq, Afghanistan not included.

From http://costofwar.com/ what he could have done instead:

- Instead, we could have fully funded world-wide AIDS programs for 14 years.

- Instead, we could have ensured that every child in the world was given basic immunizations for 47 years.

- Instead, we could have fully funded global anti-hunger efforts for 5 years.

There are more examples on the page.

I don't get it how he can think of this as doing ANYTHING to make the world more secure! He is killing almost as many innocent people as the terrorists themselves do!
Instead of doing as terrible things as they do, he should see to that he does not do the same errors as they do.
But as we have two fundamentalists on both sides, there can sadly only be conflicts ... neither side will agree just to move one step towards the other.

I think bush should see what he himself does wrong, and correct his own behaviour. I don't think he can stop terrorism in this way, he will just make the US even a more attractive target to them.
Would he have spent money on the examples above I think the world WOULD have been safer now than it was in 2001.

I'm sorry if this is somewhat Off-Topic.
added on the 2004-11-05 21:50:00 by awolk awolk
"I think war is a dangerous place."— George Bush @ Washington, D.C., May 7, 2003
added on the 2004-11-05 22:37:24 by apricot apricot
pouet.net is really not the place to talk about that....
added on the 2004-11-05 22:42:20 by Stv Stv
-We could have funded several manned explorations to mars.
added on the 2004-11-05 22:52:56 by Stelthzje Stelthzje
pouet.net is really not the place to tell people what to talk about....
added on the 2004-11-05 23:00:33 by Bagpuss Bagpuss
Pouet is not the place to have any serious conversation about any serious topic, in any serious way.
added on the 2004-11-05 23:47:26 by Nezbie Nezbie
>> $144,000,000,000

You should, of course, always describe this kind of figures as a ratio of population size.

I mean, just about *any* absolute statistics value is going to be astronomical when talking about a country with 250M people.
added on the 2004-11-06 00:07:19 by uutee uutee
Yay, nearly 600$ out of my pocket for a war I didn't support =(
added on the 2004-11-06 00:14:38 by Nezbie Nezbie
It's closer to 300 million...

http://www.census.gov/main/www/popclock.html
nezbie, move to slovakia :)
added on the 2004-11-06 14:01:39 by skrebbel skrebbel
Hopefully much more. Because all American soldiers are volunteers, a small amount of militarism dies with every soldier. Also, perhaps enough dead Americans would prevent them from attacking more countries..
added on the 2004-11-06 14:08:28 by Preacher Preacher
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added on the 2004-11-07 14:32:46 by apricot apricot
All your children will die!
added on the 2004-11-07 15:09:32 by Scali Scali
since when do sceners have a chance to reproduce?
added on the 2004-11-08 11:48:14 by Maali Maali
Not nearly enough!
added on the 2004-11-08 13:50:05 by eebliss eebliss

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