||[Nov. 15th, 2004|05:16 pm]
Here's some eye-opening evidence for you:|
COST OF THE WAR IN IRAQ: $142,708,000,000+
INSTEAD WE COULD HAVE...
paid for- 18,900,000+ children to attend a year of head start.
insured- 85,400,000+ children for one year.
hired- 2,400,000+ additional public school teachers for one year.
provided- 6,900,000+ students four-year scholarships and public universities.
built- 1,200,000+ additional housing units.
fully funded- global anti-hunger efforts for 5 years.
fully funded- world wide AIDS programs for 14 years.
insured- that every child in the world was given basic immunizations for 47 years.