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Atheist Says Government Gives "Superior Benefits" Over Charity

IrvLoblolly Wrote: Sep 06, 2012 8:58 AM
Boston College is a Catholic college operated by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). It seems to me that having an atheist on the faculty would be at odds with the mission of providing a Catholic education. But then I feel that some of the US Jesuit hierarchy has become so open minded that their brains have fallen out! It used to be "Render unto Caesar . . . " Now it's "SURrender unto Caesar . . . ."!

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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