Tell Congress to Spend Your Taxes
the Way You Want, April 9, 2003

By trimming the Pentagon budget just 15%, we could fund all of the following human needs at no additional taxpayer expense:

Provide basic health and food to the world's poor:
$12 billion

Rebuild America's public schools over 10 years:
$12 billion

Reduce class size for grades 1-3 to 15 students per class:
$11 billion

Reduce debts of impoverished nations:
$10 billion

Provide health insurance to all uninsured American kids:
$6 billion

Increase federal funding for clean energy and energy efficiency:
$6 billion

Public financing of all federal elections:
$1 billion

Fully fund Head Start:
$2 billion

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