What? No “Happy Meals” for Egypt’s children?! Why not?!

Here are some facts worth some serious contemplation separately and together. Though, according to recent PEW Research at least 50% of Americans are entirely clueless about events in Egypt. So if you’re an American who has fallen into that dark hole of the 50% who think what goes on in Egypt is none of your concern–well, you are excused from completing this reading assignment. Heads up though,  a wake up call will come soon enough because of the way money flows around the globe.  

CNN Money report: “About 40% of Egypt’s citizens live on less than $2 a day….” 

I don’t think you can purchase a fast food “Happy Meal” in the states for less than $2.50 without tax. That’s one junk food meal, complete with a toy, for one tiny tot being conditioned to explode into obesity with continued long term consumption of happy meal upgrades. You might be able to buy some cheap eggs and a very poor quality loaf of bread for approximately two dollars–before tax.

Politicol News Update 9 February 2011:  Mubarak family worth estimated at $90 Billion.

Egypt has a population of over 80 million.

Question: So who has has been experiencing the real economic crisis?

Enough said? Care to add something to the fact bowl?

Pink Floyd: Money

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Greetings to all you yapping visitors who comment and converse, those of you who roam in and out every so often, and the silent lurkers too. I appreciate all of you making the effort to surf into mi casa whenever you take a fancy to do so.  I have a favor to ask those of you who enjoy my efforts at visual arts.  Need to make some choices and decisions about pieces for printing. Am hoping a few of you will provide some information regarding what really engages you–what you really like enough that you might seriously consider one for yourself or as a gift for someone else.  So–if you explore the links to my energy-scapes or to shutterbug junkie and see something you consider appealing, please leave a comment here referencing the title.   It’s easy for me to pick what I like best–but that does not mean others will also like it. So–I’m trying to get some sense of what appeals to a random sampling of folks.  If anyone has a better notion about how to do a little market research of this sort, please don’t hesitate to educate moi.  Wish I could really serve everyone Kokot’s Spicey Chocolate Soup in return. Merci, gracias, thank you.

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