Thursday, December 28, 2006

Quickie - You're not as bad off as you think

Want to feel just a little bit better about your crappy salary as we close out this tax year? Check out this link for a little self-esteem and something to ponder as you consider end-of-year charitable giving.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh. Wow.

Anonymous said...

Holy cow, can I really buy a mobile health clinic for $73 to care for AIDS orphans in Uganda?????? Sign me up.

Anonymous said...

I'm in the top 0.8% of richest people in the world. But then, someone who makes 1,000 a year is still richer than 50% of the world. The thing is, things here are so inflated, that someone making 1,000 USD a year in a third world country may have the same lifestyle as someone making 50,000 here. I can't believe I'm willing to pay 1 USD for a freakin' bottle of water. Ridiculous.

The Phoenix said...

What Bono and Angelina don't get is that such a small percentage of the money that goes to Africa actually goes into the right hands. Crooked governments, ya know.

Thank God for private donations and charities.

After all, Elmo seems equally disinterested in both...

I have a hard time believing that Elmo was traumatized by Katy Perry's decollatage after discovering that he had already "been arou...