Posts Tagged ‘charities’

November 17th, 2020 - 11:39 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc., Politics

Trump’s favorite veterans charity takes very good care of its CEO

Ever heard of The Independence Fund (TIF)? Supposedly it’s a charity that helps and advocates America’s wounded warriors. In fact, it’s a political vehicle for Trumpism, and a cash cow for the family that runs it, according to a Mother Jones expose. “Since he first ran for pr[...]

October 20th, 2017 - 11:10 am § in Misc.

Why I DO NOT Donate to the Red Cross

Red Cross Built Exactly 6 Homes For Haiti With Nearly Half A Billion Dollars In Donations There is more.  The Red Cross for a long time insisted that Israel use the cross symbol while allowing  Muslim countries to use the red crescent.  Why? Here in the US, there was an effort to turn the Red C[...]

December 27th, 2010 - 12:53 pm § in Uncategorized

Honest Labelling of Health Charities

Health charities .. charities built around key diseases from the AIDS Action Committee to the Zero (prostate) Foundation ….all ask for money.  As a recipient of moneys from one of these, the American Heart Association, I worry that the generosity of the public is strained by HUGE differences [...]

December 27th, 2010 - 1:38 am § in Misc., Politics

Third World in America I.

A boy can’t get to school because of crumbling roads and sewage. E.J. Montoya, 16, has the well-muscled shoulders of a football player and a glossy, black braid down his back. He is a member of the Santa Ana Pueblo, one of the 22 tribes in New Mexico. On the reservation, Montoya lives with his[...]