3,000,000,000,000 = Projected dollars we will have spent on the war by the time we get out of Iraq.
20,000,000,000 = Dollars paid to KBR, a former Halliburton division, to supply U.S. military in Iraq with food, fuel, housing and other items.
9,000,000,000 = Dollars lost and unaccounted for in Iraq.
3,200,000,000 = Dollars of the $20 billion paid to KBR that were deemed “questionable or supportable.”
1,000,000,000 = Dollars in missing tractor trailers, tank recovery vehicles, machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and other equipment and services provided to the Iraqi security forces.
303,664,728 = People in the US who are affected directly and indirectly by the Iraq war.
270,000,000 = Dollars the U.S. spends each day in Iraq ($12 billion in 2008).
5,000,000 = Iraqi children orphaned since the US invasion.
2,630,880 = Minutes that mothers of soldiers have spent worrying and praying about their children’s safety.
1,189,173 = Iraqis killed since the US invasion.
190,000 = US guns in Iraq, including 110,000 AK-47 rifles.
180,000+ = Private contractors currently in Iraq, working in support of US army troops.
166,895 = Troops in Iraq.
157,000 = US troops in Iraq.
70,000 = Single parents deployed between June 06 and March 07, leaving their children without them.
43,848 = Hours that soldiers have been at risk in Iraq.
29,395 = US soldiers seriously wounded in the Iraq War (many more with less serious injuries).
20,000+ = Number of soldiers with traumatic brain injuries who were not classified as wounded during combat.
3990 = US soldiers killed in the Iraq War.
1,827 = Days that husbands and wives have been alone while their spouses have served in the Iraq war.
1783 = Days since Bush stood on the deck of an aircraft carrier and declared “Mission Accomplished.”
1600 = US children who have lost a parent in the war, as of 2006.
1,150 = Active-duty troops that were deployed at the same time as a spouse in December 2006 only.
308 = US non-troop casualties.
202.7 = Cents that the average cost of a gallon of gas has increased since before the Iraq War began.
127 = Journalists killed (84 by murder and 43 by acts of war).
68 = US military helicopters downed in Iraq.
64 = Percentage of Americans who oppose the war in Iraq.
57 = Percentage of Iraqis who think it is acceptable to attack American soldiers.
30 = Percentage of US soldiers who develop serious mental health problems within 3 to 4 months of returning home.
28 = Percent of Iraqi children suffering from chronic malnutrition.
14 = Journalists killed by US forces.
5 = Years since we invaded Iraq on the word of our current administration – one with ties to the oil community.
1 = Man that put us there, claiming the need to protect the US from Iraq’s Weapons of Mass Destruction.
0 = Number of WMDs found in Iraq.
*If you have any stats that I missed, let me know (with citations) and I’ll add them to the list