As we prepare to lay off teachers, deal a body blow to Planned Parenthood’s ability to provide health care for poor women, further eviscerate civics education, etc., etc., etc.–a few things to ponder (h/t to Greg Kueterman):
- A Tomahawk missile cost 569,000 in FY99
- Factoring in inflation, they probably cost 736,000 =/- today
- The U.S. fired 110 of these missiles just on Monday, or 81 million dollars worth
- That’s 33 times the amount NPR receives in grants each year from the Corporation on Public Broadcasting.