U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan More Than Doubled Under Obama

M. Catharine Evans
In yet another sin of omission, the national press corps has failed to report that more than twice as many U.S. military service people were killed in Afghanistan since Obama took office than in six and a half years of the Bush administration. Coalition Military Fatalities By Year Year US UK Other Total 2001 12 0 0 12 2002 49 3 18 70 2003 48 0 10 58 2004 52 1 7 60 2005 99 1 31 131 2006 98 39 54 191 2007 117 42 73 232 2008 155 51 89 295 2009 317 108 96 521 2010 499 103 109 711 2011 418 46 102 566 2012 93 16 31 140 Total 1957 410 620 2987 Nearly 100 soldiers have died in the last 122 days alone. The mainstream media must think dead soldiers under a Democrat are less dead than under a Republican. Remember when CNN ran daily body counts? Obama, the anti-war Bush slanderer who pandered for votes from the likes of Code Pink, has just committed the U.S. to 12 more years in Afghanistan and billions of...(Read Full Post)

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