Thought of the Day: The 8.4 Million Dollar Man

NOTE: This is a re-post from the older version of DS, circa September 2015.

The pentagon recently acknowledged having spent $42 million dollars to train resistance fighters to fight against ISIS. How many have they trained and inserted into the fight? Five


At an expense of 42 million. That’s 8.4 million dollars per fighter. They must be a cross between Rambo and the Terminator.

But hey, you can’t blame the pentagon too much. After all there is probably a shortage of personnel in the Middle East. All of the other military aged males from Syria are in Europe.

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