Sunday, September 11, 2005

Numbers

Average price of a gallon of gasoline on Sep 11, 2000: $1.85
Average price of a gallon of gasoline on Sep 09, 2005: $3.01

Number of Americans killed by terrorist attacks, Sep 11, 2001: 2,819
Number of American soldiers killed in Iraq as of Sep 11, 2005: 1,896
Number of American soldiers killed in Afghanistan: 231
Estimated civilian casualties in Iraq as result of American military: 24,712-27,963
Estimated civilian casualties in Afghanistan: 3,000-3,400

To-date cost of war in Iraq: $204 billion
Cost paid per American citizen: $727
Estimated 10 year cost of war in Iraq: $700 billion
Cost of Vietnam war, adjusted for inflation: $600 billion
Current cost per-month of Iraq war: $5.6 billion
Cost per-month of Vietnam war, adjusted for inflation: $5.1 billion
Fiscal Year 2000 Military budget: $280.8 billion
Fiscal Year 2005 Military budget, not including Iraq and Afghanistan "operations": $420.7 billion
Projected Fiscal Year 2006 Military Budget, not including Iraq and Afghanistan "operations": $441.6 billion
Projected Fiscal Year 2006 Military Budget for Iraq and Afghanistan "operations": $49.1 billion
Projected Fiscal Year 2006 Homeland Security Budget: $41.1 billion
Fiscal Year 2005 Homeland Security Budget: $40.2 billion
Amount of that for FEMA: $4.8 billion

Time Bush spent reading "My Pet Goat" after being told "We are under attack": 7 minutes
Time Bush spent holding "town hall meetings" and press conferences without discussing Katrina, after Katrina hit New Orleans: 2 days
Time between Katrina hitting New Orleans and Bush visiting: 4 days

Number of bodybags sent to Louisiana last week: 25,000
Number of people stranded in the Superdome with no efacuation after Katrina hit: approx 10,000
Number of hours after major news channels reported on people in Superdome when "Federal Administrators" first learned of them: 24 to 36
Early estimates of New Orleans casualties (still unknown): 10,000
Number of people living in New Orleans who owned no vehicle by which to evacuate: 100,000

Number of times you have to be fucked over by the elites before you take the fight to their doorstep: ???

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