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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 02:34 PM
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Two days to go in December, and it's already the deadliest month of 2006
U.S. troop fatalities:

Dec. 06 - 107
Oct 06 - 106

Casualty rate:

Mar. 03 - 7.67
Apr. 04 - 4.67
Dec. 06 - 3.79
Nov. 03 - 3.67
Oct. 06 - 3.55

icasualties.org
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Monkeyman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 02:43 PM
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1. And if they kill Saddam before the New Year
All hell is going to break out in the Arab world
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ChairmanAgnostic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 02:48 PM
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2. anyone else think that the new year will come in with a bang?
Damn you, George. Damn you.

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Journeyman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 03:34 PM
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3. You're numbers are skewed. . .
You use the fatality number for US soldiers but the casualty rate for the Coalition.

The US casualty rate in 10-06 was 3.41, in 11-03 it was 2.73, 04-04 was 4.5, and 03-03 it was 5.42. This month, it's presently 3.68.

A minor quibble to some, but I personally prefer to hold President Bush totally responsible for the entire mess he's created, so I cite Coalition casualties more than just those of the US. From this, we know the death toll surpassed that of the 11-2001 attacks some three months ago, and the total is currently at 3,246. Unlike Mr Bush, and the majority in the news media, I never forget Poland or the rest of the Coalition, especially when it seems more expedient to do so.
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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 03:44 PM
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4. Doesn't matter,
December is the third deadliest month either way. Also, I didn't intend it to reflect U.S. casualty rate (that's why it doesn't say U.S.) since it's not broken out that way at the link. The data at the link makes it clear.
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