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Thursday, May 25, 2006


War is not healthy etc.

An article today on CounterPunch provides an interesting statistic--the U.S. military consumes about three million gallons of gasoline per day in Iraq. That's one billion gallons a year, approximately equal to the consumption of two million extra cars. War, as I wrote a few posts ago, is an environmental disaster; this is just one of many reasons why that is so.

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