Some thoughts….

Bush voters like Wal-Mart, while Kerry voters prefer Target. Bush voters like Microsoft, and Kerry voters are more likely to be fans of Dell. But when it comes to remodeling, there is no political divide — everybody likes Home Depot. Those are some of the findings of an ad agency survey on consumer attitudes in red and blue states.

Global poverty can be cut in half by 2015 and eliminated by 2025 if the world’s richest countries including the United States, Japan and Germany more than double aid to the poorest countries, hundreds of development experts concluded in a report Monday.“The system is not working right now — let’s be clear,” he said. “There’s a tremendous imbalance of focus on the issues of war and peace, and less on the dying and suffering of the poor who have no voice.” 11 of the 22 richest donors according to the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development are far from the target and have not set timetables to reach it — including the United States, Japan and Germany. The United States now spends only about 0.15 percent of its GDP on development aid, well below the 0.7 percent figure.

Kelsie has 8 teeth!

Sue goes back to school January 20- one more semester.

One Comment

  1. Erin said:

    Actually, not everyone likes Home Depot. My boss hates them because they do horrible work, say they will do something and then don’t, and give you teh run around when you try to contract from them. I guess it put a sour taste in his mouth and mine too. I don’t liek poor cutomer service.

    January 19, 2005

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