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Comment Re:66 cent compared to what? (Score 1) 481

Easy, use the BigMac index: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Mac_Index According to wikipedia, one Big Mac in February 2009 costs $1.83, in the People's Republic of China. Hence, does 66 cents would give you roughly 1/3 of a burger per hour .... In other words, not a lot.

Comment Re:Excuse? (Score 4, Informative) 351

Ahum that had much more todo with the historical context in which these numbers come from. You know the seventies with the hippies. It is a well established fact that drugs usage in the Netherlands is considerable lower than the European average or the USA for that matter. See http://www.drugwarfacts.org/thenethe.htm for some hard numbers.

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