Over the past weekend, $52,400,000,000 was spent by 223 million shoppers in the orgy of consumerism that now stains the four days of the calendar bookended by Thanksgiving and Advent Sunday.
For just 40% that amount, a supply of clean, safe water could be provided for the nearly one billion humans who currently live without it.
I’m not sayin’, I’m just sayin’ . . . (I will spare you the sort of rant I made last year at this time).