Quietly Altruistic — Meh

After you read this post, you might want to follow Lydia’s blog. She posts distilled information on the latest Trump debacles daily.

A lot from Lydia

If you’re in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.~ Warren Buffett

Donald Trump and his sons want you to know he has pledged $1 million to victims of this week’s storm. They want main stream media to put it out there. It is out there.

Also out there: According to Forbes, over the past decade, Eric Trump’s own charity, the proceeds of which go to St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital’s cancer research, has paid Trump organization more than $1.2 million ~from the charity’s funds~ for the annual one-day use of their golf course. Quiet altruism at work?

Whether Trump actually donates what he pledges remains to be seen. His track record is not good even for his own fund raising efforts.

Trump’s offer of $1 million dollars follows offers by a list of…

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About lifelessons

My blog, which started out to be about overcoming grief, quickly grew into a blog about celebrating life. I post daily: poems, photographs, essays or stories. I've lived in countries all around the globe but have finally come to rest in Mexico, where I've lived since 2001. My books may be found on Amazon in Kindle and print format, my art in local Ajijic galleries. Hope to see you at my blog.

2 thoughts on “Quietly Altruistic — Meh

  1. carol1945

    I did not want to push the “like” button for this post, but I want you to know I read your post. I am afraid to go to the blog you mentioned because I don’t want my blood pressure to go up. This Trump business is a very very dark day for America.

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    1. lifelessons Post author

      I know, Carol. I feel the same way and I’m equally loath to press the “like” button for well-written material, fearing it will indicate a like of the subject matter. I get my news strained through blogs and humor. One hears enough to get a balance while still focused on life’s joys.



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