Numbers in the News: End Foreign Aid, Save Economy? It Doesn't Add Up

Let me begin with the first of two simple tests. Below are three headlines. Before reading any further, think about them for a bit and note your response to them. 1. After the Packers' Super Bowl victory, an exuberant Aaron Rogers Shook Hands with Everyone in the Stadium. 2. Experts Fear Total US Housing Costs (Rents plus Mortgage Payments) Will Top $2 Billion in 2011. 3. Only by Completely Eliminating Foreign Aid Can We Eliminate the Deficit. Calculating a Bit These are just three of...Full Story
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