See the Exact Dollar Cost of the Iraq War in Your Community

| Fri May. 4, 2007 1:47 PM PDT

Until today, I didn't know that the Iraq War had cost my home county $4.1 billion dollars. I also did know that for that price, our county could have insured 2.5 million kids or hired 72,000 new public school teachers. The reason I know is because of a nifty website called www.costofwar.com. Check it out, and next time your congressman votes to fund the war, calculate what your community is missing out on and let him or her know.

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