pkluss noted Kevin Turner, COO of Microsoft making the proclamation that "Vista today, post-Service Pack 2, which is now in the marketplace, is the safest, most reliable OS we've ever built. It's also the most secure OS on the planet, including Linux and open source and Apple Leopard. It's the safest and most secure OS on the planet today."
$ sudo su -
Odd, because in the rural area where I live we basically get nothing for our "contribution" besides the mail. Unless one would count farm subsidies (which generally don't go to small farms like they advertise but usually go to factory-farms), I doubt there is any bleeding effect.