And What About Taxpayer And Private Money To Revive The Collapsing National Culture?
"The Senate approved President Barack Obama's giant economic stimulus measure on Tuesday, part of a string of powerful government steps that could marshal close to $3 trillion in taxpayer and private money to revive the collapsing national economy." ...
Associated Press "Senate Passes Stimulus; Treasury Unveils Bank Help" February 10, 2009
Nobel Prize laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz and Linda J. Bilmes The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict
Header: The gigantic new US embassy in Iraq finally opened on January 5, 2009. The mammoth structure covers 104 acres — the size of 80 football fields. MSNBC referred to the size of the new U.S. Embassy as comparable to the size of the Pope's Vatican in Rome, Italy. Photo credits: (c) Agence France Press 2008 and Associated Press 2008.