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What We Could Have Done With the Money: 50 Ways to Spend the Trillion Dollars We've Spent on Iraq

Autor: Simpson, Rob

Editorial: Hyperion Books

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Precio de Lista:$9.95
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What We Could Have Done With the Money: 50 Ways to Spend the Trillion Dollars We've Spent on Iraq : The war in Iraq is not only controversial, it's also astronomically expensive. Now Rob Simpson answers the question many concerned Americans have been asking: Wasn't there some other way the government could have spent one trillion of our tax dollars? What We Could Have Done with the Money presents 50 thought-provoking spending alternatives. With a trillion dollars, we could . . . Fix Social Security right now: Stop worrying. Stop debating. It's done. Over. Fixed. End homelessness in America: House 15 million homeless families, get a million kids out of foster care, and have change to spare! Give everyone in the world satellite TV: Can we have the revolution later? I'm watching CSI right now. Pay everyone in Iraq to be nice to each other: Hey! If someone tripled your salary for the next 20 years, wouldn't you behave? Go Green: Give 100 million car buyers a $10,000 subsidy on their hybrid. Or gold . . . : Pave every highway in America with gold leaf. Play ball! : Fly everyone in Iraq to America, put them up in a nice hotel for three days with all the extras, take them to a baseball game and fly them home . . . and have a lot leftover. Cure cancer: Double research spending for as long as it takes. . . . not to mention paying all credit card debt, buying everyone in the world an iPod, building 75 million solar-powered homes, and 39 other revealing pipe dreams. Shocking, thought-provoking, and incredibly entertaining, Simpson takes a hard look at the government's top priorities - both what they are and what they should be.


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ISBN 13:9781401323080
ISBN 10:1401323081
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:110
Tamaño:7.80" l x 5.20" w x 0.50" h
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