Reynold Ruslan Feldman, Ph.D. - Author, Editor, Nonprofit Consultant, Wisdom Coach
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The recently resolved U.S. debt-limit crisis has been described by some as a form of extortion, with a doctrinaire faction of one party holding the entire country hostage to their inflexible beliefs. The nation’s greater good seems to have taken a back seat to the greater good of the few.  Nowadays Republicans strike one as the party of greed, while the Democrats come across as the party of need.  Republicans have a point when they argue for hardy self-reliance, entrepreneurship, and creativity rather than dependence on government handouts.

Wealthy and Wise

In 1994 a successful investment banker in San Francisco, Claude Rosenberg, Jr., publishedWealthy and Wise.Based on the tax laws, he argued, America’s richest citizens could do better financially for both themselves and the country by donating from their net assets versus their income. Rosenberg had done so himself by establishing a foundation. To be honest, as someone who has never amassed much money, I tend to consider the rich, per Jesus, as likely to have a hard squeeze getting into Heaven. Yet I can’t ignore Bill Gates, who has used some of his billions to establish the world’s largest private foundation, now doing so much to lessen HIV-AIDS in Africa.
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