Tuesday, November 28, 2006

ABC News: Are Americans Cheap? Or Charitable?

ABC News: Are Americans Cheap? Or Charitable?: "By JOHN STOSSEL and GENA BINKLEY

Nov. 28, 2006 — There is a big focus on giving at this time of the year.

Do you give? Or are you cheap? I keep hearing that 'Americans are cheap.'

The New York Times asks in an editorial, 'Are we cheap?'

'Yes,' they say. Former President Carter recently said the rich states 'don't give a damn' about people in poor countries. And when it comes to helping the needy in poor countries, U2 singer Bono says, 'It's the crumbs off our tables that we offer these countries.'

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