War Games

War Games

“War was always here. Before man was, war waited for him. The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner. That is the way it was and will be. That way and not some other way.”
From: “Blood Meridian”  or  “The Evening Redness in the West”      Cormac McCarthy.

Cost of War

One Tomahawk Missile $1.200,000
One Hellfire Missile $100,000
One F-22 Raptor $350,000,000

Use of F-22 Raptor $68,000 an hour.
Use of B-1 Bomber $58,000 an hour.
Use of F-15 Fighter Bomber $39,000 an hour.


About Bruce Louis Dodson

Bruce Louis Dodson is an American expat now living in Borlänge, Sweden with his wife, cat and dog. He is an artist and world traveler who writes fiction and poetry and practices photography in his less than copious free time. His work has appeared in: Barely South Review - Boundaries Issue, Blue Collar Review, Pulsar Poetry (UK), Foliate Oak, Breadline Press West Coast Anthology . The E-buffet, Qarrtsiluni, Struggle Magazine, Pearl Literary Magazine, Contemporary Literature Review: India, 3rd Wednesday, Sleeping Cat Books - Trip of a Lifetime Anthology, Northern Liberties Review, Authors Abroad - Foreign & and Far Away Anthology, The Path, Page & Spine, The Crucible, Sleeping Cat Books -Trips of a Lifetime, Vine Leaves, Pirene's Fountain,Tic Toc Anthology - Kind of a Hurricane Press, Cordite Poetry Review, Buffalo Almanac and mgv2.
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3 Responses to War Games

  1. Bruce,
    the stats are grim and depressing..so much money spent and wasted on destruction

    Take the best care


  2. I could not mark “like” because it’s true. Truth cannot always be liked.

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