The bill so far: $526 billion
Cost per day: $275 million
Cost per household: $4,100
What could your family do with $4100 in one year?
- Start or contribute to an IRA and plan for your retirement
- Save for your children's college education
- Take a family vacation
- Give the money to a worthwhile nonprofit organization
- Repair your home
- Fill in the blank--after all, it's your money
What $526 billion could have paid for in the U.S. in one year:Who still thinks it's a good idea to stay in Iraq? Not most Iraqis or Americans:
Children with health care: 223 million or
Scholarships for university students: 86 million or
Head Start places for children: 72 million
79% of Iraqis oppose the presence of Coalition Forces.
78% of Iraqis believe things are going badly in Iraq overall.
64% of Americans oppose the war in Iraq.
If we built one less bomb, we'd be nearly $2 million closer to promoting help instead of hurt. Build one less!