Budget, American Style

Bush created a budget balancing act based on increased spending, mainly military, of three trillion dollars. A trillion is 1000 billions, using the American system of dealing with numbers that are simply too big. 1,000,000 is our familiar million. 1,000,000,000 (one billion) is becoming a more commonplace concept of the 21st Century - and already …

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How to win against terrorism

Where US is helping to make gains against terrorism | csmonitor.com It is possible to win the war on terrorism. In this example local Phillippine troops are now having some succss against Abu Sayyaf."Perhaps most acute is the need to channel funds into poor communities like Panamao, where schoolteachers say they haven't been paid for …

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