The Cost of War


The amount spent in Iraq is now $137,219,826,542.
Instead, we could have provided 6,652,114 students four-year scholarships at public universities .

The amount spent in Iraq is now $137,219,856,491
Instead, we could have insured 82,167,578 children for one year.

The amount spent in Iraq is now$137,219,881,402
Instead, we could have hired 2,378,037 additional public school teachers for one year.

These stats are now obsolete, as the amount climbs by over 7 million dollars every hour.

"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."
--President Dwight D. Eisenhower April 16, 1953

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