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Thu., Nov. 12, 2009, 12:33 p.m.

The $100 billion dollar question

As the president and Congress face decisions regarding health care and troops for Afghanistan, NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof poses this question: "These two choices have something in common — each has a bill of around $100 billion per year. So one question is whether we’re better off spending that money blowing up things in Helmand Province or building up things in America."

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/12/opinion/12kristof.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1258056136-BGb6B9H5zsvVMwp+ziMV1Q

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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.