Friday, September 9, 2011

Soberingest Image du Jour CXXXVI

When President Obama and congressional leaders talk about reining in spending, they usually prefer to gloss over this:


We have boots on the ground in two different places; and with those boots come billions of dollars in materiel.

This materiel may be costly, but that price pales in comparison to the cost of something else that is American-made:  the guys pictured above.

We're still at war.

[Source:  Mother Jones' We're Still at War:  Photo of the Day for September 9, 2011.]