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The Mind of Your Basic Hollywood Liberal

wk2w Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 8:39 AM
Kind acts like this wealth disparity is a new thing. What about prople like Rockefeller. Carnegie, Mellon, J.P. Morgan etc. etc. etc.? There's nothing new here and nothing to get upset about. Instead of being jealous of rich people, we should emulate them so we can create a better life for ourselves and others. Give your disposable cash to society's good causes voluntarily. Giving it to the government does as much good as burning it.
conservative chick Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 9:48 AM
I agree. I was surprised to learn upon visiting Colonial Williamsburg recently that if it had not been for Rockefeller money being poured in to the restoration back int he 1930's, this magnificant homage to American Colonial life would never have taken place. The Mars Corporation is also donating millions for restoration of old building in the city. G0d bless the rich, for without them the world would be a lot less wonderful.
TooTired Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 10:12 AM
Add to that all of the wonderful things the Dupont family created in the Wilmington area--Winterthur, Longwood Gardens, the Hagley Museum. etc. All of these places would not exist without their donations.
Richard Kind is a funny, talented actor. I had the pleasure of working with him when I did a cameo on the show "Spin City," where Kind co-starred. He was thoughtful and helpful on set, even though I was a dreaded non-lefty.

Fast forward to this year's White House Correspondents' dinner. Pleased to be invited, Kind gave an interview to The Hollywood Reporter. After praising President Barack Obama as "the smartest man in the room," Kind offered his opinion on what issue he "cares most about": "The disparity between the ultra-rich and the next level is as disgraceful as anything that has...