...unless you look a little closer.
By Brad Friedman on 4/26/2004, 1:07pm PT  

From TIME's "Numbers" column last week (Sources - Washington Post and NYPD):


$50 million Amount allocated by Congress for the creation of an indoor rain forest in Coralville, Iowa.

$84 million Amount it has allocated since 9/11 for counter-terrorism measures in New York City, which spends $200 million a year on such measures.