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