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Old 10-11-2008, 07:29 PM
 
Location: Louisville KY Metro area
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Can somebody tell me the amount of money that actually leaves the US. Of the 12 Billion (somebody said that much) the US spends to fight the war, it is my hypothesis that 90-95% of that stays home, and based on an economic multiplier of 7, doesn't it actually improve our economy?

We've lost 4,000 plus brave men and women in the past 6 years, but we've lost 10 times that many of our sons and daughters in the ghetto wars.

What is the truth? No spin please.
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Old 10-11-2008, 08:15 PM
 
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Yes most of the money stays home 2 local companys all most went under till the war started it saved over a 1000 jobs from being lost.

But the powers at be dont want any one to know that.

I dont think its 90% but 70% of it stays in american workers hands.
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Old 10-11-2008, 08:47 PM
 
Location: Louisville KY Metro area
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I just hope somebody has the real number.
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Old 10-11-2008, 08:52 PM
 
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Many of the biggest contractors in Iraq, like Aegis security, aren't even American companies, though.
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