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efhmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-05 09:27 PM
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16. Now that is a great idea. Fight injustice with the law or whatever is left
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  -If you had $250,000 to donate, where would you spend it? efhmc  Jan-10-05 09:08 PM   #0 
  - at our food bank locally.  roguevalley   Jan-10-05 09:10 PM   #1 
  - What a blessing that would be. Can you imagine the excitement?  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:11 PM   #3 
  - My company,, gave $250,000 for tsunami relief. >  mr_hat   Jan-10-05 09:10 PM   #2 
  - Helping human suffering versus adding to the fat cats' party, what a  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:13 PM   #5 
  - That's obscene.  ocelot   Jan-10-05 09:12 PM   #4 
  - SOP for Bush Whores  Skittles   Jan-10-05 09:14 PM   #6 
  - Hi Skittles. Well, of course the Duers get it, but I really want to know  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:16 PM   #8 
     - damn double posts!  Skittles   Jan-10-05 09:47 PM   #25 
     - What good work so many humans do to help others. Glad that I am  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:50 PM   #27 
        - every donation counts  Skittles   Jan-10-05 09:53 PM   #29 
     - I'd donate it to Operation Smiles  Skittles   Jan-10-05 09:47 PM   #26 
  - Great minds do think alike. We used the same term for the same  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:14 PM   #7 
  - Right now,  melnjones   Jan-10-05 09:16 PM   #9 
  - That is not only a good idea for helping but would have an ongoing,  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:18 PM   #12 
     - My city is in such bad shape...  melnjones   Jan-10-05 09:33 PM   #18 
        - If there was ever any sadder indication of what is wrong with our  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:40 PM   #21 
        - i can't believe how old those homes are.  MsTryska   Jan-11-05 03:27 PM   #94 
           - :-) Thanks  melnjones   Jan-11-05 03:34 PM   #99 
              - Now that is just wrong. I live in a hundred year old family home and we  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:43 PM   #104 
              - That's really a damn shame.  MsTryska   Jan-11-05 03:51 PM   #107 
                 - Habitat for humanity doesn't take old house anymore, does it?  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:58 PM   #112 
                 - you should see the insides of some of these houses...  melnjones   Jan-11-05 07:46 PM   #114 
                    - Still, they can be restored and used. I have two houses on the  efhmc   Jan-11-05 10:45 PM   #122 
  - What happens to the money these creeps donate to the Bush inaugural?  Seabiscuit   Jan-10-05 09:17 PM   #10 
  - Don't; know but when I was at the protest in 2000, us peons who were  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:25 PM   #15 
  - Those needy Republicans!  Ilsa   Jan-10-05 09:17 PM   #11 
  - Saw a bumper sticker coming out of Austin today that said, "Jesus is  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:57 PM   #30 
  - legal aid  wellstone dem   Jan-10-05 09:20 PM   #13 
  - Now that is a great idea. Fight injustice with the law or whatever is left  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:27 PM   #16 
  - Its a tough question  lenidog   Jan-10-05 09:22 PM   #14 
  - I also like the idea of dividing the money up, some to humanitarian  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:30 PM   #17 
     - I think it does more good  lenidog   Jan-10-05 09:36 PM   #20 
        - I think helping animals is great idea but I would donate the money to  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:44 PM   #23 
           - That too is an excellent idea  lenidog   Jan-10-05 09:51 PM   #28 
  - I'd probably buy four or five small homes  shawcomm   Jan-10-05 09:33 PM   # 
  - I'd probably buy four or five small homes  shawcomm   Jan-10-05 09:33 PM   #19 
  - You are awesome. Read my post above about my city... nt  melnjones   Jan-10-05 09:43 PM   #22 
  - This is such a grand idea. as I said in my response to another post,  efhmc   Jan-10-05 09:46 PM   #24 
  - i would probably walk it to a neighborhood close by  seabeyond   Jan-10-05 10:02 PM   #31 
  - That would be some shopping trip. You could do a lot of good with that  efhmc   Jan-10-05 10:10 PM   #34 
     - better yet, cost of college in this area  seabeyond   Jan-10-05 10:22 PM   #37 
        - To be able to provide the funds that will help someone have a better  efhmc   Jan-10-05 10:28 PM   #39 
  - I'd split it up  jmowreader   Jan-10-05 10:02 PM   #32 
  - Wouldn't the world be a wonderful place if people with your thoughts  efhmc   Jan-10-05 10:12 PM   #35 
     - It would be a wonderful place if I had money!  jmowreader   Jan-11-05 11:04 AM   #53 
  - to the institutions that inspired me to follow my career  fortyfeetunder   Jan-10-05 10:04 PM   #33 
  - Scholarships or to the schools' general funds?  efhmc   Jan-10-05 10:13 PM   #36 
     - scholarships  fortyfeetunder   Jan-10-05 10:27 PM   #38 
        - I truly wish you and I had the funds to do these great things. Wouldn't  efhmc   Jan-10-05 10:31 PM   #40 
  - I'd spend it at some charity that helps either a battered women's  Sugarbleus   Jan-10-05 11:05 PM   #41 
  - I do not know how I skipped your impassioned and so right response.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:34 PM   #101 
     - =o) I guess I was a bit empassioned in my post wasn't I (lol)  Sugarbleus   Jan-11-05 10:10 PM   #115 
        - Americans think that those who are here who are  efhmc   Jan-11-05 11:09 PM   #125 
           - Out of sight, out of mind.........  Sugarbleus   Jan-12-05 12:32 AM   #131 
  - Who are the four donors  hoi polloi   Jan-10-05 11:15 PM   #42 
  - This is the info from yesterday's LBN.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 01:52 PM   #67 
  - that's disgusting. I'd give my $250,000 to the ACLU n/t  Buck_Fush   Jan-10-05 11:33 PM   #43 
  - To fight Bush on Social Security privatization..  tokenlib   Jan-11-05 12:19 AM   #44 
  - Let face it, even with money, we do not have the power to fight this.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 02:31 PM   #80 
  - I would spread it around a little  traco   Jan-11-05 01:09 AM   #45 
  - AAR or the homeless  oscar111   Jan-11-05 01:13 AM   #46 
  - 1O5 Trillion is US wealth. so all the re's above here, are in fact posible  oscar111   Jan-11-05 01:17 AM   #49 
  - I would donate it to Iraqi families relief.  Seldona   Jan-11-05 01:16 AM   #47 
  - Help my fellow vets  Elwood P Dowd   Jan-11-05 01:17 AM   #48 
  - Disposable humans. That is the bush credo.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 02:05 PM   #68 
  - Probably the wilderness defense fund  Lorien   Jan-11-05 02:43 AM   #50 
  - That is important too. Do we as citizens have any power left in this area?  efhmc   Jan-11-05 02:14 PM   #72 
     - if we fund lawyers like those that work for the Sierra Club  Lorien   Jan-12-05 12:42 AM   #132 
  - Three places  tomkertes   Jan-11-05 02:59 AM   #51 
  - Hi tomkertes!!  newyawker99   Jan-11-05 08:38 AM   #52 
  - thank you n/t  tomkertes   Jan-11-05 11:18 AM   #59 
  - Thanks for the input and welcome to DU.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 02:26 PM   #79 
  - State of the art animal shelter and s/n clinic  flvegan   Jan-11-05 11:09 AM   #54 
  - Same here  Lithos   Jan-11-05 10:29 PM   #118 
     - People who love life, always seem to love animals.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 11:15 PM   #127 
  - I think I'd  ohio_liberal   Jan-11-05 11:10 AM   #55 
  - And if you could add job fairs and workshops on getting jobs and  efhmc   Jan-11-05 02:09 PM   #69 
  - Easy - As many college educations for poor kids as possible...  ChairOne   Jan-11-05 11:11 AM   #56 
  - And better yet, for implementation....  ChairOne   Jan-11-05 11:17 AM   #58 
     - I've heard about a program something like that. Sounds very doable,  efhmc   Jan-11-05 02:11 PM   #70 
        - And also, maximizing the number of college educated people....  ChairOne   Jan-11-05 02:20 PM   #77 
  - ANY where but to the Shrub and crew  greyfox   Jan-11-05 11:17 AM   #57 
  - I'd give $200k to The Stewpot, Dallas Texas.  DemoTex   Jan-11-05 11:21 AM   #60 
  - What's the Stewpot? Great name.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 02:15 PM   #74 
     - The Stewpot is a world-class soup kitchen in downtown Dallas.  DemoTex   Jan-11-05 03:30 PM   #96 
        - Now that is the way to have an impact. People helping people in  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:38 PM   #102 
  - Please don't laugh at me  julialnyc   Jan-11-05 11:38 AM   #61 
  - Laugh?  soup   Jan-11-05 12:17 PM   #62 
  - Oprah does enormous good and we should never be reluctant to  efhmc   Jan-11-05 01:47 PM   #66 
  - Could've gotten Armpitstain Williams for less.  spanone   Jan-11-05 12:36 PM   #63 
  - I would put it in a trust fund, invested in high security,  MadHound   Jan-11-05 12:57 PM   #64 
  - Can I have you as my investment counselor? Practical and good works.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 02:17 PM   #75 
     - LOL, it is nothing special friend,  MadHound   Jan-11-05 02:47 PM   #83 
        - I wish we could put some of your heart into this administration, but it  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:13 PM   #88 
           - Heh, yeah, that would be nice.  MadHound   Jan-11-05 03:23 PM   #92 
              - You need to sell that idea to someone. That would be real survival.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:49 PM   #106 
                 - Ooo, yeah, I like that, they give the money to charity!  MadHound   Jan-11-05 03:53 PM   #109 
  - I kinda like  Jose Diablo   Jan-11-05 12:58 PM   #65 
  - Many years ago, my Mom worked at our church in Dallas preparing  efhmc   Jan-11-05 10:31 PM   #119 
  - Amnesty International.  Taxloss   Jan-11-05 02:13 PM   #71 
  - Our local food bank and the C.A.S.A program. n/t  Cuban_Liberal   Jan-11-05 02:14 PM   #73 
  - To Armstrong Williams to talk about how great  Logiola   Jan-11-05 02:18 PM   #76 
  - But that might be a conflict of interest.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 02:24 PM   #78 
  - I'd donate to the Squatch Relief Fund...  Squatch   Jan-11-05 02:33 PM   #81 
  - Much rather see it go to you than bush and company.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:04 PM   #85 
  - Focus: Hope, a Detroit organization that trains people for good jobs  noonwitch   Jan-11-05 02:36 PM   #82 
  - Sure sounds like a great organization.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:06 PM   #86 
  - A charity that funds surgery for underprivileged children  msgadget   Jan-11-05 02:51 PM   #84 
  - Skittles mentioned Operation Smiles.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:08 PM   #87 
     - I saw another organization on TLC last night but can't think of the name.  msgadget   Jan-11-05 03:32 PM   #98 
  - I've always wanted to start a scholarship fund at my old high school  theboss   Jan-11-05 03:17 PM   #89 
  - If I am giving out imaginary donation money, then you can also have  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:20 PM   #90 
     - Awesome  theboss   Jan-11-05 03:22 PM   #91 
        - My 2 cents.....  dryan   Jan-11-05 03:29 PM   #95 
           - Now that's spreading the goodies around.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:46 PM   #105 
  - startup $$$$ for Bluetires' race team???  Blue_Tires   Jan-11-05 03:23 PM   #93 
  - Better than giving it to the bushes but I want you to imagine that you  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:30 PM   #97 
     - scholarship fund for those who can't afford college  Blue_Tires   Jan-12-05 12:18 AM   #129 
  - I would buy stock in one of the media companies.  kerry-is-my-prez   Jan-11-05 03:34 PM   #100 
  - You are going to need a great deal more imaginary money than 250K  efhmc   Jan-11-05 03:52 PM   #108 
  - I would find young, local high school seniors  phylny   Jan-11-05 03:39 PM   #103 
  - world hunger  leftofthedial   Jan-11-05 03:53 PM   #110 
  - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital n/t  Contrary1   Jan-11-05 03:57 PM   #111 
  - I do so love the people here. They understand the meaning of compassion  efhmc   Jan-11-05 10:25 PM   #116 
  - Local Homeless shelter  sarcasmo   Jan-11-05 04:00 PM   #113 
  - Making a difference in our own communities will change the world.  efhmc   Jan-11-05 10:27 PM   #117 
     - Portland, OR Rescue Mission  paulie5   Jan-11-05 10:34 PM   #120 
        - But you know our $25 or $50 donations ,as Skittles said, together will  efhmc   Jan-11-05 10:52 PM   #123 
  - local Ronald McDonald House n/t  Billy Ruffian   Jan-11-05 10:35 PM   #121 
  - Children suffering will make me about as down as I can go. No child  efhmc   Jan-11-05 10:56 PM   #124 
  - Someone in Florida with very good eyesight  mitchum   Jan-11-05 11:11 PM   #126 
  - I am sure that I am being obtuse here ,but what? If you mean the election  efhmc   Jan-11-05 11:19 PM   #128 
  - Local food bank and money for homeless mentally ill. n/t  progressivebydesign   Jan-12-05 12:23 AM   #130 
  - That's easy;; for homeless veterans  juajen   Jan-12-05 01:41 AM   #133 

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