Grand Forks Herald
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?
Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota
Taxpayer, Defense Spending, Deficit, Taxation, Defense spending, Budget deficits, Rocket engines--Exhaust emissions, Budget, Planets, Rockets (Aeronautics)