San Juan County school system is facing an $800,000 funding shortfall… I started thinking about the cost of the Iraq war and did a quick google search and found this website that can calculate the total cost of the Iraq war and correlate that against how much it will cost our county… here is the result
 Taxpayers in San Juan County, Washington have paid $26.9 million for the Iraq War thus far. For the same amount of money, the following could have been provided:
 440 Elementary School Teachers for One Year.  Source:

Federal Budget Trade-Offs | National Priorities Project

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