Table: Bush's Budget-Busting Initiatives

Estimated cost '03-'12

DEFENSE AND HOMELAND SECURITY

$650 billion

MAKING 2001 TAX CUTS PERMANENT

$394 billion

MEDICARE DRUG BENEFITS

$190 billion

NEW HEALTH-CARE TAX BREAKS

$90 billion

NEW FARM SUBSIDIES

$70 billion

Data: Office of Management & Budget

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