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One Trillion Bucks For War
Posted by on May 29th, 2010

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By Steve Hynd

This Sunday, May 30, at a little after 10 a.m., the National Priorities Project's Cost of War counter will hit the $1 trillion dollar mark for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. What would you do with $1 trillion dollars, the amount that's been spent on America's invasions and long occupations to no good end?

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One thing you could do would be clean up the Gulf – possibly several hundred times over!

BP PLC has estimated the cost to clean up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is $930 million so far

Costs are rising fast in the Gulf, they're up 20% since Monday, but a trillion dollars is a lot of money.

What's your One Trillion Dollar Plan? Play the game yourself on Facebook.

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