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Atheist Says Government Gives "Superior Benefits" Over Charity

Geoff34 Wrote: Sep 06, 2012 10:52 AM
Interesting! So if Prof Wolfe is correct, it logically follows that liberals are more willing to pay their taxes and therefore should not take exemptions or deductions, or at the very least, should not cheat or delay on paying their taxes. Hmmmnnn...Tim Geithner comes most readily to mind, but there are other examples as well. This sounds like an utterly unsupported belief to me.
inkling_revival Wrote: Sep 06, 2012 11:04 AM
I had a leftie here on Townhall insist to me that it was un-American for Mitt Romney to avoid taxes legally by investing in foreign banks and entities.

I insisted that she show that she had refused her standard deductions on her 1040 to make sure she paid the maximum amount of tax possible, to demonstrate that she actually believed what she was saying.

I got no reply, of course.

A new study produced by the Chronicle of Philanthropy shows that 14 out of the top 20 states in charitable giving are red, or Republican states, while 12 of the bottom 15 are blue, or Democrat states.

“The nation's sharp political divide can provide a clue to fundraisers,” writes the Chronicle. “The eight states that ranked highest in The Chronicle's analysis voted for John McCain in the last presidential contest while the seven lowest-ranking states supported Barack Obama.”

The study also found that the more religious states- which also happen to be more Republican- tend to give more than the...

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