What kind of a city would LA be if it had $450 billion to spend on public transportation, law enforcement, open space preservation, fine schools and health care?
$450 billion being roughly the amount budgeted for the Defense Dept in the 2006 budget. It's actually $453 billion, which coincidentally is the exact same number that the US has spent on the Iraq and Afghan Wars, combined, according to the National Priorities Project.
And to take your mind off that, here's another LA County Fair picture. Because budget critiques go so much better with cotton candy.