Question by redstaterandy: Are LIBERALS greedy & selfish?
(Why do not they give to Charity?)
Bible Belt most generous in charitable giving
“PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New Englanders stay among the most
tightfisted in the country when it comes to charitable giving whilst
Bible Belt residents are among the most generous, according to an
For the fourth year operating, New Hampshire was the most miserly
state, according to the Catalogue of Philanthropy’s Generosity
Index. Mississippi remained at the top for generosity.
The index, which takes into account both “getting” and “giving,” is
based on typical adjusted gross incomes and the value of itemized
charitable donations reported to the Internal Income Service on
2003 tax returns, the newest accessible.”
Conservatives are not a selfish lot
By ANDREW FERGUSON
“But what genuinely astounded him was the quantity of giving: In 2000, he
says, conservative households gave 30 percent much more income to charity
than liberal households.”
“It’s down the line,” he says. “Religious folks are 21 percent more
most likely to volunteer in explicitly secular causes. They are even twice
as likely to donate blood.”
Here’s a snippet:
Conservatives not only donate a lot more cash to charity than liberals
do, conservatives volunteer much more time as nicely. A lot more conservatives
than liberals also donate blood.
According to Professor Brooks: “If liberals and moderates gave blood
at the exact same rate as conservatives, the blood provide of the United
States would jump about 45 percent.”
Professor Brooks admits that the details he uncovered had been the
opposite of what he expected – so much so that he went back and
In 1991 and 1995 (the year of the OK City Bombing when donations to
the Red Cross poured in) John F. Kerry had incomes of $ 113,857 and
126,179 respectively. In those two years, Kerry donated a whopping
total of, drum roll please – $ total to charity . No, that’s not a
misprint – its zip, zero, zilch, nil, nada, no mas, the big donut,
the collar (to use a baseball term).
As far as George W. Bush is concerned, in 1991, the future
president, then a private citizen, reportedly had revenue of
$ 179,591, and charitable contributions of $ 28,236. In 1992, Bush
reported income of $ 212.313, and contributions of $ 31,914. In 1993,
Bush reported revenue of $ 610,772, and contributions of $ 31,292. In
1994, Bush reported revenue of $ 474,937 and in 1995, income of
Dick Cheney – The ultimate ‘greedy’ republican!
“The Cheneys donated just under $ six.87 million to charity from the
stock alternatives and royalties from Mrs. Cheney’s books. That left
about $ 1.9 million in earnings on which the Cheney’s owed $ 529,636 in
Answer by KiKi
Several folks regardless of political association gives to charity. Its not a political factor its a personal issue. Think outside the box next time please
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