Friday, March 22, 2013

The True Cost of War to US in Trade-Offs

If I had a trillion dollars would I use it kill people or help them?
Empty pockets to pay for war profiteering.

Taxpayers in the USA paid $111.1 billion for Afghanistan war spending for FY2012. 


For the same amount of money, the following could be provided:

51.1 million Annual Energy Costs for a Household for One Year


Or

56.9 million Children Receiving Low-Income Healthcare for One Year


 Or

1.6 million Elementary School Teachers for One Year


Or


10.7 million Fair Market Rent for One Bedroom Apartment for One Year

Or


14.6 million Head Start Slots for Children for One Year

Or


47.9 million Households Converted to All Solar Energy for One Year


Or


100.6 million Households Converted to All Wind Energy for One Year


Or


14.2 million Military Veterans Receiving VA Medical Care for One Year

Or


53.1 million One Year Worth of Groceries for an Individual



Or


22.8 million People Receiving Low-Income Healthcare for One Year


Or

14.1 million Scholarships for University Students for One Year

Or


20.0 million Students receiving Pell Grants of $5550



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