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source: Viroqua
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number 29   11.13.05
number 28  11.06.05
number 30   11.20.05
source: Commonwealth Fund
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source: US Department of
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Judicial experience of
Supreme Court
appointees
0   2    4    6   8   10  12   
14
Roberts/0
years
Thomas/1.5
years
Scalia/4
years
Stevens/5
years
O'Connor/6 years
Souter/12 years
Ginsburg/13 years
Kennedy/13 years
Breyer/14
years
Miers/0
years
US Government Secrecy
increases- openness decreases
since 2000
2000     2001      2002     2003     
2004
millions
120



100




80



60




40



20



0
pages
declassified
documents
classified
Costs of various Independent
Prosecutor/Special Counsel
Investigations
$       10     20       30      40     50 million
note: Cisneros Investigation
and
Plame/CIA Leak Investigation
are on-going
Plame/CIA
Leak
$723,000




Espy  $19.2m




Cisneros  
$21.2m





Clinton  $33.5m





North  $47.4m
Minimum wage rates of
various states
$      2       4      6      8   
6 states have no minimum wage
OH $4.25
AK $7.15
CT $7.10
FL $6.15
WI $5.70
KS  $2.65
IL $6.50
Medical errors reported:
mistake-medication error-
lab/diagnostic error in the past 2
years
%        10       20         30       
40
CAN    30%
GER   
23%
NZ    25%
UK    22%
US    
34%
Murder rates for various
countries-year 2004
2000      6000       8000    10,000
Mexico-13,829
US-12,658
France-1051
UK-850
Norway-49