Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

11-18-1962

Description

Cartoon depicts the "taxpayer" riding atop a missile "Defense Spending" which has "50 Billion a Year" in exhaust fumes. The government announced that the federal budget deficit for the year was around $7.8 billion. A major reason was the cost of the Cuban crisis, estimated at $100 million.

Alternative title: Where Will It Stop?

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

United States

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Taxpayer, Defense Spending, Deficit, Taxation, Defense spending, Budget deficits, Rocket engines--Exhaust emissions, Budget, Planets, Rockets (Aeronautics)

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