Buffett, Gates urge billionaires: Give half your money to charity

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    Buffett, Gates urge billionaires: Give half your money to charity - Investment News

    While Gates's methods at Microsoft have been questioned from time to time, him and especially Buffett are class acts.
     
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    as if the rest of them would do it. do you know how many 3rd world countries they had to ravage and rape to get where they are today? why throw all that work away?

    also bill gates is pure evil and only giving away money now as penance
     
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    After enduring Microsoft Windows and the ridiculous Geico commercials, that's the least they can do.
     
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    :lol: "Because of Windows Vista, the only way I feel I can repay everyone is to give my entire fortune to charity."
     
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    No, how many?
     
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    Oh, in other words, the message of your post is... "Hey everybody, im a stupid dumbfuck."
     
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    If they were really a class act, they wouldn't be doing this for publicity or pushing for this publically, but they would be doing it behind the scenes.

    If you do it just to be seen, you lose any benefit you might recieve from the act.
     
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    stupid response as usual from you
     
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    LOLZ!


    So the cost of an Indulgence for being an Evil Capitalist is to enjoy a rollicking good time while one is alive, and then leave the dough to charity.

    Well - it's better than the government getting it via massive inheritance taxes, and the heirs can just work for the charitable trust and pay themselves massive salaries.
     
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    What are you babbling about? Especially since Warren and Bill are giving a lot of the money to charity now.
     

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