The U.S. is a Very Generous Country

Many’s the time I’ve heard that the US is the country that spends the most on foreign aid. I know that this is not true every year, but it’s true pretty often. However, when you look at where that “aid” money goes, you get a different picture of our generosity.

We send more than four times as much money to Israel as we send to our next-door neighbor, Mexico. What am I saying? We send almost six times as much money to Israel as to Mexico.

Taken from this .pdf file found on this CBS news blog.

And here’s the 1998 version from the same source:

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