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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Giving Pledge

In June of 2010, Bill (and Melinda) Gates and Warren Buffett, two of the world's wealthiest men, formally announced The Giving Pledge. The simple idea was to urge the world's wealthiest people to donate a majority of their net worth to philanthropy.

So far, over $350 billion has been pledged by 139 individuals.

Now THIS is the BEST use for vast wealth. Give back. Become a philanthropist. Billionaires who care! So much of the world could use help of some kind.

Hmm, someone is conspicuously absent from the list of pledgers. Someone who claims to have "super vast" wealth and is described, by some fools, as a "blue-collar billionaire" who cares about real Americans. And he's running for President.

Philanthropist is not a word commonly associated with Donald Trump.

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