Tuesday, March 18, 2008

What Houston Has Paid For Bush's Lies

Taxpayers in Houston, Texas have paid $3.7 billion for the Iraq War thus far. For the same amount of money, the following could have been provided:
838,527 People with Health Care OR
2,796,369 Homes with Renewable Electricity OR
85,049 Public Safety Officers OR
64,463 Music and Arts Teachers OR
481,255 Scholarships for University Students OR
334 New Elementary Schools OR
43,778 Affordable Housing Units OR
1,577,120 Children with Health Care OR
526,373 Head Start Places for Children OR
68,860 Elementary School Teachers OR
59,011 Port Container Inspectors

This is from http://www.nationalpriorities.org/

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