[lit-ideas] Re: Priorities

  • From: Robert.Paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Robert Paul)
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: 31 Dec 2004 12:21:01 PST

On 28 December I wrote:

"So far the United States has donated or pledged, mostly through relief 
$35 million in aid for those areas devastated by the tsunami."

I then went on to contrast this with the amount to be spent on Bush's

In fairness, I should note, as I'm sure everyone is aware, that today the US has
pledged $350 million in relief funds. Whether the inauguration committee will
feel it has to keep up is another matter. 

(Sorry, Lawrence, I couldn't resist.)

Robert Paul
The Reed Institute
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