The health care bill (the Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act) will cost $1 trillion over 10 years. However, as the below video illustrates, the proposed defense budget for 2011 is $1.6 trillion - for one year. The video also shows how 53% of the U.S.'s budget finances the military. Let's remember this during the presidential debates this year.
And James McGrath shared this great cartoon last week: