Counting the Days Until 2007


Man, that Jock Shirack is just full of great ideas. Here's his latest:

DAVOS, Switzerland—French President Jacques Chirac called for a tax to fund the global fight against AIDS on Wednesday, as new figures showed a modest rise in the number of patients receiving life-saving drugs in poor nations.

The experimental levy, which could be raised on international financial transactions, could generate $10 billion a year, Chirac told the World Economic Forum.