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Cost of Iraq War so far: $370 billion.

Cost of war each day: $280 million.

If war funds were spent on education the number of public school teachers who could be hired for six years: 1 million.



Number of university students who could be given four-year scholarships: 18 million.

Nevada City’s share of war cost till now: $3,174,350.




Number of minutes of this war Nevada City has funded: 16.

If Nevada City’s share of war funds were spent on education the number of four-year university scholarships that could be given to local residents: 153.

Tuition I paid UCLA for my freshman year: $12.

Tuition for a UCLA freshman now: $9,160.

As preservers of democracy, the rank of education, Nintendo skill, and familiarity with Britney Spears: 1,2,3.

Jeff Kane

Nevada City


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