Institute for Public Accuracy

  • 10:42:27 pm on January 27, 2010 | 0

    Compare the amounts spent on locking up a prisoner, (approximately 35,000 per year) for one year with the amount spent on a youngster’s education for one year. It will cost one million to keep one soldier in Afghanistan for one year (Congressional Research Service); compare this to what is spent to sustain a student in college.

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