"money is like manure; it should be spread..."

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    "money is like manure; it should be spread around," ~Brooke Astor



    Astor spent her life putting the fortune that her third husband, Vincent Astor, left to use where it would do the most to alleviate human misery. Her efforts won her a Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in 1998.


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    Productivity has surged, but income and wages have stagnated for most Americans. If the median household income had kept pace with the economy since 1970, it would now be nearly $92,000, not $50,000.

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    Manure is like liberals. It smells bad.
     
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    Obama is good at spreading manure all over the world.
     
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    I applaud Mrs Astor's generosity. Now remind me, who made her donate all that money? Who dictated where all that money should go?
    Oh yeah, no one It was her choice because it was her money.
    What a concept!
     

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