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The Iraq War is at 100,000 b/d, and the Pentagon overall consumes something like 300,000 b/d.

So the War is 0.5% of US consumption (or 0.1% of world consumption), and the Pentagon is 1.5% of US consmptions (and 0.4% of world consumption).

Not small, but not that significant, relatively speaking.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Tue Jun 19th, 2007 at 11:50:26 AM EST
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it's really just a continuum...millions of highway hogs need wars for sources of cheap oil to continue their ways...

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty
by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Wed Jun 20th, 2007 at 07:33:38 AM EST
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