Value of a Human Life

Here at Angry Bear we regularly report on the poor economic performance of the economy under the Bush administration.

But it now looks like we have a first.

The Environmental Protection Agency has lowered its estimate of the the statistical value of a human life from about $8.04 million to $7.22 million, about an 11% drop. The Washington Post reports that this is the first time a government agency has ever lowered the estimated value of a human life

— way to go Team Bush.

We knew the economy was doing poorly, but I had no idea it was this bad.