Tuesday, May 03, 2005

Cost of War in Iraq

Yahoo! News Message Boards World News: "Taxpayers in the US will pay $207.5 billion for the cost of war in Iraq. For the same amount of money, the following could have been provided:

47,133,456 People Receiving Health Care or
27,486,910 Head Start Places for Children or
122,099,681 Children Receiving Health Care or
1,868,579 Affordable Housing Units or
24,422 New Elementary Schools or
40,241,753 Scholarships for University Students or
3,576,505 Music and Arts Teachers or
4,676,000 Public Safety Officers or
367,147,976 Homes with Renewable Electricity or
3,250,796 Port Container Inspectors "

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