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Seriously: Liberals Are Cheap with Charity

Oscar58 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 6:03 PM
The governments job as far as the economy goes is to give us policies that promote prosperity for the nation as a whole. Not for special interest groups or individuals, that is picking winners and losers. When the nation prospers so to do the charities and the churches. We are a people who gives, when we have it to give. I even know some who always saves a little to give to their charities that really don't have it to give and most put in more than they can afford at the collection plate at church. At least that is the way I see it.
James____Tx Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 6:08 PM
The only job government has in the economy is to get the hell out of the way.

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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