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FORBES Magazine’s “Titans of Philantrophy”: What’s THEIR “Fair Share?”

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September 18th, 2012

FORBES magazine just released a splashy new cover photo, showing its “Titans of Philantrophy.”

http://www.forbes.com/sites/randalllane/2012/09/18/inside-the-126-billion-forbes-cover/

The photo shows Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, Melinda French Gates, Pete Peterson, Leon Black, Jon Bon Jovi, Marc Benioff, David Rubenstein, Steve Case, Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen and Marc Andreessen… and credits them with an estimated combined net worth of $126 billion.

These folks should be applauded for their charitable giving.  But as noted in an earlier post on PIQscore .. http://piqscore.com/2012/06/the-easter-bunny-the-tooth-fairy-santa-claus-and-your-rich-uncle-uncle-sam/

… the problem with our Federal Government isn’t that it doesn’t have enough money; it’s that it spends far, far more than it takes in.  Case in point: you could confiscate the entire, cumulative wealth of these philantropists… and it would only cover Big Government’s spending for 12.04 days.

 

This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 10:06 AM and is filed under Category 3 : Taxes & Economy.

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