Wednesday, September 12

The Local Cost of War

According to the National Priorities Project
As of 11 am this morning

The War In Iraq Costs Iowa City: $64,328,356

Instead, we could have built 579 additional housing units.

The War In Iraq Costs for Johnson County: $131,446,103

Instead, we could have hired 2,277 additional public school teachers for one year.

The War In Iraq Costs Iowa: $3,414,043,992

Instead, we could have insured 2,044,337 children for one year.

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