Just a little note you might pass on to Nick Welsh if possible. He wrote that we are blowing $3.5 billion in Afghanistan per month. The actual figure is now about $6.5 billion tax dollars plus $5.5 in Iraq. Each month! Hey, but there’s plenty more where that came from. — Bud Stuart

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