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Atheist Says Government Gives "Superior Benefits" Over Charity

jo jo3 Wrote: Sep 06, 2012 6:45 AM
When I give to charity it is because I think it is a worthwhile contribution of my money. When government takes my money and gives it to a program they consider worthy (which I personally may object to . or not) that is called "a stick up". People used to go to jail for that. Distribution of wealth or whatever they want to call it is nothing else but!!!!!!

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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