“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.