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number 7   06.12.06
number 9  06.26.05
number 8  06.19.05
defense/veterans 53%

agriculture
2%

labor/hhs
17%

energy/water
4%

foreign operations
2%

homeland security
4%

interior
3%

science/state/justice/commerce
7%

transportation/treasury/hud
8%
federal budget allocation
for the year 2006
$839.31 billion
states with the highest
rates of children under
18 living in poverty:
2003
0          10           20         30          
40
in percents to total number of children
0    10   20    30    40    50   60     70    
80
American fatalities in Iraq per
month
source: Iraq Coalition
Casualties.org
source: Center on Budget and
Priotities
source: OMB
Watch
number 10  07.03.05
number 11  07.10.05
number 12   07.17.05
Median Home Cost,Salary
Needed to Qualify and
Average Salaries for Five US
Cities
180,000





120,000

100,000




60,000



20,000

0
Boston /Los Angeles /New York /San
Francisco
median home costs:
$315,000 / $335,000 / $307,000 /
$567,000
solid=salary needed to qualify
for mortgage
dots=average salary for
construction/administrative jobs  
based on year 2003 statistics
number of states that receive
more dollars than they pay in
taxes
number of states that receive
less dollars than they pay in
taxes
states that voted republican in
2004
states that voted democrat in
2004
source: Viroqua
Institute
source: Sentencing
Project
source: National Housing Confrence
redstateupdate.net
 
District of
Columbia
Louisiana
Mississippi
West Virginia
New Mexico
Kentucky
Arkansas
Alabama
Texas
Oklahoma
June 2005

May 2005

March 2005

December 2004

May 2004

March 2004

December 2003

May 2003

March 2003
marijuana
heroin and
cocaine
other drugs
percentage of all drug arrests
by substance
90     92     94      96    98      00     02
60


50


40


30


20


10


0
15
10
05
05
10
15
25
20