Bombs Adjusted for Inflation

Sorry, we can't afford it.

Someone sent Da-da a link to recently declassified pics of the first two atomic bombs, and Da-da got to wondering how much they cost.

The U.S. spent $20 Billion on the Manhattan Project, so those two atomic bombs cost $10B each. That's quite a lot of money for 1945. But how much would they cost in today's currency valuation?

Using an inflation calculator, it works out that those two bombs would cost $128B each today -- or $256B, total -- which is TWICE what Disney is currently worth!

We already knew war was stupid, esp. fake ones, but now perhaps we could all agree to stop paying for it, 'cause we clearly can't afford it.

$10 billion, $20 billion, $30 billion...

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