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a la izquierda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-07-09 07:50 PM
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56. I donate to our local food bank...
the ASPCA and various wildlife/environmental orgs. I'm a grad student, and don't have tons of money, but I like giving locally especially.
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  -Michel Jackson Gave 300 Millon To Charities ... (and you?) ... doublethink  Jul-07-09 05:58 PM   #0 
  - If I died 500 million in debt, I could afford  paulk   Jul-07-09 06:01 PM   #1 
  - Thats a damn shame n/t  Hutzpa   Jul-07-09 06:34 PM   #26 
  - Yeah, I think the people he owed money to would rather he had given it to them  nichomachus   Jul-07-09 06:55 PM   #35 
     - They don't have anything to worry about - the royalties on recent  quiller4   Jul-07-09 09:48 PM   #102 
  - Me?  earthside   Jul-07-09 06:02 PM   #2 
  - The burn center at Brotman was also paid for by MJ  magellan   Jul-07-09 06:02 PM   #3 
  - You're welcome .... ;) n.t.  doublethink   Jul-07-09 06:58 PM   #38 
  - Easing his conscience? nt  Obamanaut   Jul-07-09 06:02 PM   #4 
  - You can't buy respect, at least not in my eyes. YMMV. nt  masuki bance   Jul-07-09 06:02 PM   #5 
  - But you can buy sexual access to children.  rocktivity   Jul-07-09 06:17 PM   #18 
  - If you consider the millions he made...  JuniperLea   Jul-07-09 06:04 PM   #6 
  - im sure he was so generous and giving  Howardx   Jul-07-09 06:05 PM   #7 
     - Does that lessen the significance of his donations?  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-07-09 06:18 PM   #20 
        - Actually, it does...  JuniperLea   Jul-07-09 06:30 PM   #23 
           - It would be stupid for him NOT to claim the tax deduction  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-07-09 06:54 PM   #33 
           - You never come away with more money in your pocket by doing that.  whopis01   Jul-08-09 11:20 AM   #121 
  - Percentage wise I've given more than MJ has. n/t  greguganus   Jul-07-09 06:07 PM   #8 
  - Same here.  Individualist   Jul-07-09 06:11 PM   #12 
  - and I  Fla_Democrat   Jul-07-09 06:09 PM   #9 
  - I think the better question is: what percentage of your income have you donated to charity?  demmiblue   Jul-07-09 06:09 PM   #10 
  - You know what ...... that's just a wild guess on your part ...  doublethink   Jul-07-09 06:16 PM   #16 
  - I am very successful in life...  demmiblue   Jul-07-09 06:22 PM   #21 
  - Hugs back ..... I just decided to respond to you ......  doublethink   Jul-07-09 06:27 PM   #22 
     - No offense, but you probably need to step away from the keyboard!  demmiblue   Jul-07-09 06:56 PM   #36 
        - LOL  doublethink   Jul-07-09 07:13 PM   #44 
  - demmiblue is a "fricking looser?"  Pool Hall Ace   Jul-07-09 07:45 PM   #53 
     - Feb 14th 2008 ... geesh ..... whatever .... :) n.t.  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:13 PM   #78 
  - exactly. how much of a sacrifice for him vs. the avg person  freeplessinseattle   Jul-07-09 07:02 PM   #41 
  - Me? I don't give a rat's ass what Jackson did.  azmouse   Jul-07-09 06:11 PM   #11 
  - Why...that's a downright widow's mite  mitchum   Jul-07-09 06:11 PM   #13 
  - why this have to be personal  Johonny   Jul-07-09 06:13 PM   #14 
  - It gets personal because the thread writer wrote ... AND YOU?  FARAFIELD   Jul-07-09 07:02 PM   #42 
  - Are you counting the $20 million he gave to that boy to keep quiet? n/t  greguganus   Jul-07-09 06:13 PM   #15 
  - And don't forget the worlds biggest lollipop  niceypoo   Jul-07-09 08:15 PM   #61 
  - Madoff gave a lot to charities, too. (nt)  noamnety   Jul-07-09 06:17 PM   #17 
  - Good call... eom  JuniperLea   Jul-07-09 06:31 PM   #24 
  - Oh yeah, proceeds from fans that paid to see him and buy his stuff  TheCowsCameHome   Jul-07-09 06:18 PM   #19 
  - So, it was MJ's fault that millions to liked his music and  jasi2006   Jul-07-09 10:57 PM   #110 
  - What we aren't worthy? Give me a break  DainBramaged   Jul-07-09 06:33 PM   #25 
  - Hey Braindamaged ..... Stones ... still around ....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 06:39 PM   #27 
     - I KNOW Geore Carlin would have had a FIELD DAY with this kind of hero worship  DainBramaged   Jul-07-09 06:47 PM   #30 
     - Oh Really ??? - You Better Check This Out Then !!!  WillyT   Jul-07-09 08:05 PM   # 
     - That's complete bullshit  Sebastian Doyle   Jul-07-09 06:52 PM   #32 
        - Says you ......  doublethink   Jul-07-09 06:54 PM   #34 
        - They wouldn't hire me  Sebastian Doyle   Jul-07-09 07:00 PM   #40 
           - Loser ...... ;) ......  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:26 PM   #84 
              - loser? now you resort to name calling? n/t  seabeyond   Jul-07-09 09:27 PM   #85 
                 - And apparently poor spelling as well n/t  Sebastian Doyle   Jul-07-09 09:40 PM   #92 
                    - fixed ... happy .... ? lol ....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:43 PM   #97 
                    - i feel like i am in neverland with this op poster... lol. n/t  seabeyond   Jul-07-09 09:44 PM   #99 
        - Times were different when Elvis and Lennon died  BuelahWitch   Jul-07-09 10:14 PM   #107 
           - Yoko Ono chose not to turn John's death into a spectacle  dflprincess   Jul-07-09 10:51 PM   #108 
  - 36  NeedleCast   Jul-07-09 06:41 PM   #28 
  - you are really going to start comparing human value? jeeeezus. n/t  seabeyond   Jul-07-09 06:44 PM   #29 
  - Huh? I posted a fact .... not a judgement ??? $$$  doublethink   Jul-07-09 06:51 PM   #31 
     - you could have expressed his charity to mankind, but you had to make it into ugly. n/t  seabeyond   Jul-07-09 06:57 PM   #37 
     - Personaly reaction to a fair question? ....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:06 PM   #75 
        - it is none of your business. giving is private. your intent is to insult.  seabeyond   Jul-07-09 09:14 PM   #80 
           - So why is your personal business private .... and not Michel Jacksons?  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:38 PM   #89 
              - where have i talked about mj? i havent. the rightousness is your posts. giving  seabeyond   Jul-07-09 09:43 PM   #96 
                 - You responded to the POST .... OMG .... too funny ,.....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:50 PM   #103 
                    - i responded to the fact you are comparing value of human per $.  seabeyond   Jul-07-09 09:53 PM   #104 
                       - Ahhhhhhh but I never said that now did I ????  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:58 PM   #105 
     - Oh lord, if you love Michael Jackson so much why dont you marry him?  FARAFIELD   Jul-07-09 07:04 PM   #43 
     - Yeah I'm that psuycho ... spell it out .. what have you done?  doublethink   Jul-07-09 07:16 PM   #45 
     - What have you done for humanity?  Retired AF Dem   Jul-07-09 08:05 PM   #59 
        - I didn't ask about 'poor folk' but about ..... you ..... ??? LOL ...  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:21 PM   #81 
  - And me... What?  FARAFIELD   Jul-07-09 07:00 PM   #39 
  - Know what I don't give a rats ass about your personal life ....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 07:18 PM   #46 
  - If you don't care, why'd you ask?  mullard12ax7   Jul-07-09 08:34 PM   #63 
     - I didn't ask about your excuses ..... LOL ..... I asked why ....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:25 PM   #83 
  - Seriously ... doesn't sound like you had to deal with .....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 07:29 PM   #48 
  - While I get what you're trying to say,  Cerridwen   Jul-07-09 07:28 PM   #47 
  - You're response is a piss poor job ..... re-read the thread and think about it .... n.t.  doublethink   Jul-07-09 07:34 PM   #49 
     - Read the OP. If it doesn't stand on its own...  Cerridwen   Jul-07-09 07:47 PM   #55 
     - I wrote the O.P .... geesh ..... why do I waste my time? n.t.  doublethink   Jul-07-09 08:46 PM   #69 
        - Good question. n/t  Cerridwen   Jul-07-09 08:48 PM   # 
           - LOL ... you too should be more aware.....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 08:50 PM   #73 
              - I have two links for you...  Cerridwen   Jul-07-09 09:06 PM   #74 
                 - Save your links to someone who wants to get distracted ..  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:09 PM   #76 
                    - Fairly straight forward.  Cerridwen   Jul-07-09 09:13 PM   #79 
                       - Okay time to kill ...... that's you're final answer ???  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:28 PM   #86 
                          - Got your attention, huh?  Cerridwen   Jul-07-09 09:37 PM   #88 
                             - No just wasting more of my time .....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:40 PM   #90 
                                - But allowing those who lurk and read to  Cerridwen   Jul-07-09 09:42 PM   #94 
                                   - As long as they read the original post and the article ....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:45 PM   #100 
                                      - I agree.  Cerridwen   Jul-07-09 09:46 PM   #101 
     - Guess she's just not an it-getter  DireStrike   Jul-07-09 07:51 PM   #57 
     - Nope. I'm not an "it-getter."  Cerridwen   Jul-07-09 09:11 PM   #77 
        - It's a Colbertism  DireStrike   Jul-08-09 05:08 AM   #114 
     - I believe she read the OP and responded with something that is apparently beyond your capacity,  Greyhound   Jul-07-09 10:55 PM   #109 
  - Seeing as how he could AFFORD to give that much, I say good for him  SoCalDem   Jul-07-09 07:39 PM   #50 
  - He couldn't. He was deeply in debt. The money he gave to charity,  Critters2   Jul-08-09 11:25 AM   #123 
  - Who? The 'hating' public? Not so much. n/t  Fire1   Jul-07-09 07:42 PM   #51 
  - A non-profit group I worked with asked Michael Jackson for  Raine   Jul-07-09 07:44 PM   #52 
  - Much is made of rich giving to charity  DireStrike   Jul-07-09 07:46 PM   #54 
  - Yes, but think of the many rich who don't give.... nt  jasi2006   Jul-07-09 10:58 PM   #111 
  - I donate to our local food bank...  a la izquierda   Jul-07-09 07:50 PM   #56 
  - "Man In The Mirror" lyrics ..... last post I will leave here .. peace. .... :)  doublethink   Jul-07-09 07:57 PM   #58 
  - I read part of this thread  pipoman   Jul-07-09 08:14 PM   #60 
  - I threw some peanuts at an elephant at the zoo once, does that count?  mullard12ax7   Jul-07-09 08:30 PM   #62 
  - Welcome to ignore, ignorant hater.  blonndee   Jul-07-09 08:36 PM   #64 
     - Psst...  WillyT   Jul-07-09 08:39 PM   #65 
     - Psst...  mullard12ax7   Jul-07-09 08:45 PM   #67 
     - Thanks babe.  blonndee   Jul-07-09 08:46 PM   #68 
        - It was a joke leveled at someone who is measuring peoples worth in $$$  mullard12ax7   Jul-07-09 08:48 PM   #71 
        - the op uses money as human value and you are bothered by people being offended?  seabeyond   Jul-07-09 09:21 PM   #82 
     - I do have a lot of substantive things to say  mullard12ax7   Jul-07-09 08:45 PM   #66 
  - Thanks for the thread...it was like fly paper for my Ignore list.  RagAss   Jul-07-09 08:47 PM   #70 
  - LOL ....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 08:48 PM   #72 
  - Your thread was meant of good  donheld   Jul-07-09 09:36 PM   #87 
  - no way... no way. he purposely tries to offend people, yet his is a post of good  seabeyond   Jul-07-09 09:40 PM   #91 
  - lol ......  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:42 PM   #95 
  - Thanks ...... more it stays around .... more the original article gets read...... hugs..... Mar.  doublethink   Jul-07-09 09:41 PM   #93 
  - About 8% of my income/time  fortyfeetunder   Jul-07-09 09:43 PM   #98 
  - You know .... everyone that responds to this thread .....  doublethink   Jul-07-09 10:05 PM   #106 
  - How does the $300 million compare to the families he paid off?  proteus_lives   Jul-07-09 11:00 PM   #112 
  - Regardless of one's opinion of Jackson  flvegan   Jul-07-09 11:00 PM   #113 
  - MJ 360  Apollo11   Jul-08-09 05:13 AM   #115 
  - OK. hold on.  kenfrequed   Jul-08-09 09:34 AM   #116 
  - That was my take as well.  noamnety   Jul-08-09 09:45 AM   #118 
     - Heh  kenfrequed   Jul-08-09 11:00 AM   #119 
  - I would say I give more of my time to causes than actual cash  WI_DEM   Jul-08-09 09:36 AM   #117 
  - I've given about 12 billion so far  nini   Jul-08-09 11:09 AM   #120 
  - It wasn't his money. He died $500M in debt.  Critters2   Jul-08-09 11:23 AM   #122 
  - We're locking this up.  pinto   Jul-08-09 11:29 AM   #124 
 

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