National Priorities Project

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An interesting site that contrasts the unmet needs of our nation with the astronomical (economic) costs of the current wars.

It allows you to contrast the cost of the war with the costs of:

Public Housing
Public Education

Pre-Schools
Children’s Health
College Scholarships

Source:  http://nationalpriorities.org

Related:
Bush vetoes the child health plan > (LA Times)

How to embed a “war costs” counter in your website >



A People’s Guide to the Federal Budget – by Mattea Kramer et al/National Priorities Project (Author) , Foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich (Author) , Afterword by Josh Silver (Author)


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