“Ordinary Iraqis”

From the March-April 2004 Trumpet Print Edition

• Crime rates in Iraq are lower than crime rates in New York.

• The number of American soldiers lost last year in Iraq was fewer than the number of Americans murdered last year in Los Angeles.

• Iraq’s 220,000 teachers are making 12 to 25 times the salary they did under Saddam Hussein.

• Doctors’ salaries are at least eight times higher than they were.

• Power generation exceeds pre-war coverage.