Rick Steves Community of Travelers Raises $65,000 for Bread for the World.

To the 650 people who donated $100 apiece to Bread for the World to help fund their work in protecting hungry and homeless people from the budget cuts our government needs to make: Thank you very much! This money will help very much in their important work.

For a little more insight into the situation from a caring and faith perspective, this article by Jim Wallis of Sojourners magazine is interesting. Also, Jim visited our studio last year for an interview on my radio program.

Of course, when you need to get elected, you talk about the struggles of the middle class. But many people on our planet are struggling just to have the struggles of the middle class. We just gave many of them a bit of a Christmas present.