This is a great video that shows just how poorly America's national reserves are being wasted on the "war" in Iraq.
Pay close attention to the Nightline clip with Ted Koppel and Andrew Natrios. This clip is the first estimate given by the Bush administration for how much money the "war" will cost the American taxpayers. That amount: $1.7 billion.
The US has now spent the following amount on the "war" in Iraq.