Expensive Targets

The soon-to-be-built, yet-to-be-bombed US Embassy in Iraq will cost you, the US taxpayer, $1.5 billion. To put this in perspective, the Freedom Tower will also cost $1.5 billion. When finished, they will be the two most expensive targets in the world! It seems like we throw $80 billion down the Iraqi rabbit hole every few months... (via Atrios)