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The War in Iraq
Last Updated: Sep 19th, 2011 - 19:28:10

 


The Cost of War
By Niko Matsakis and Elias Vlanton
Aug 13, 2011, 1:01pm



"NPP offers a state-by-state breakdown of how President Bush's requested $87 billion in additional war spending could be spent instead to create more jobs and meet community needs at the same time. This Factsheet also provides a graphic illustration of current federal spending priorities, comparing the total amount of war-related spending with spending on basic needs such as food and nutrition, the environment, housing, education, the environment and veterans' benefits."
Source: National Priorities Project

If you think this war is costing us too much in the way of lives and money, take a look below to see just how much. Courtesy of www.costofwar.com


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