Numbers: Oct. 13, 2003

$400 million Amount requested by the Bush Administration to build two 4,000-bed prisons in Iraq

$112 million Estimated cost of building those two prisons in the U.S.

15% Increase in total direct compensation paid to CEOs at major U.S. corporations from 2001 to 2002

$3.02 million Median pay for those CEOs in 2002

1,000 Number of toxic Superfund sites still in need of cleanup

$0 Amount left in the fund, as of Oct. 1

25% Percentage of Americans who live within a short bike ride of a Superfund site

70% Percentage of people in the South who consider themselves Southerners

78%...

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