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Seriously: Liberals Are Cheap with Charity

John2909 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 3:38 PM
These kind of statistics on charitable giving have been around for as long as I can remember and I always get a kick out liberals’ attempts to rationalize away the ramifications of the data. The thing that l find really amusing is that “conservative generosity” often goes to support liberal agendas. I am a Catholic in Texas and contribute significant amounts of money to Catholic charities which uses a lot of that money to support a socially liberal agenda, like clothing and housing illegals in this country. That knowledge doesn’t prevent me from giving because Catholic charities is about helping individuals in need. A worthy goal.

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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