From Art for a Change blog in the USA:
President Bush’s 2008 fiscal request for the National Endowment for the Arts is $128.4 million.
The President’s 2008 fiscal request for defense and the “global war on terror” is $716 billion.
According to a report by the Los Angeles Times, “Currently, the Defense Department says it is spending about $4.5 billion a month on the conflict in Iraq, or about $100,000 per minute. Current spending in Afghanistan is about $800 million a month, or about $18,000 per minute.
Washington Post censored Democratic candidate Edwards on Iraq war: here.