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originally posted by: Asktheanimals
You might want to include over a million dead Iraqis, Afghans, Libyans and Syrians.
Several million more displaced, homeless.
Immeasurable ecological damage from spent DU rounds.
Inflated oil prices further ruining our economy.
Loss of many of our freedoms and destruction of the Constitution.
originally posted by: roadgravel
a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin
Yes, the terrorists won. Most Americans just haven't figured it out because they wouldn't want to admit it. Compare our lifestyle and economics before and after.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s launch of the War on Poverty. In January 1964, Johnson declared “unconditional war on poverty in America.” Since then, the taxpayers have spent $22 trillion on Johnson’s war. Adjusted for inflation, that’s three times the cost of all military wars since the American Revolution.