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Savanna September 23, 2012 at 11:43 pm
PwmCwzy You proved your not a racist voting for Obama last time vote for someone else this time toRead More prove your not a moron.............
Michael Richards September 24, 2012 at 07:14 pm
It is quite clear Sister, that you don't understand the difference between "charity" whichRead More the Catholic Church is and has been a leader in the US and around the world. The church as a whole provides services by the generosity of its church members, NOT by the government, which if I am not mistaken doesn't give the Catholic church much of anything. And if you care to do the research ( I have) the percentage of persons getting some form of government assistance is approaching 50% thanks to unemployment which has gotten much worse under this administration. And if you take the time to look at the numbers, what Paul Ryan has suggested is to reform our current social security system (which those of us who work) pay into all our lives but only for those under the age of 50. The current retirement system was established when average life expectance was barely 60 (which is now 75+) and didn't provide for persons not a part of the legal work force not disability which we all know is "milked" by some for all its worth. Mr Ryan and most intellegent persons know stopping fraud and reform must happen to provide for the future retirees that have not reached the age of 50 yet. And one final word, just where does the donations come from to the church, It not government, it is to a large part the people who make over $250,000 a year and tithe big.
Brian B. Canin September 24, 2012 at 07:31 pm
Sorry not true.... Up to about 100K everyone pays payroll tax, around 9%? the employers match theRead More 9% (this can be considered 18% as this is only paid on behalf of a worker and is a part of compensation). People up to 100K pay local taxes, and as the portion of their income for food and necessities is 100% of their pay (vs. a wealthy person who invests the money above their requirement) so while a Warren Buffett or Mitt Romney pay 13-14% (their payroll taxes are inconsequential), the poor guy at Starbucks pays a minimum of 25% in taxes. With property taxes, use taxes, gas taxes, etc. the lower tier of Americans pay a HUGE amount more percentage-wise then wealthy people... But the 3% own the papers, etc. so there you go!
kimasdad August 6, 2012 at 11:41 am
Kudos to Las Patronas for organizing yet another spectacular Jewel Ball with the proceeds designatedRead More to benefit the worthy recipients of several charitable organizations.
Margo Schwab August 6, 2012 at 11:59 am
The Las Patronas ladies are all volunteers who work really hard to funnel the dollars raised go toRead More worthy organizations....hope they choose more animal rescue,adoption agencies next year.
Michelle Mowad June 19, 2012 at 07:00 pm
Margo what other animals made an appearance at the fundraiser?
Margo Schwab June 20, 2012 at 10:44 am
Aardvark... the Anatolian Shepherd and Cheetah were a hit.... pythons...a very cute koala... and aRead More lot of small unusually named critters...the Zoo is a treasure!
Margo Schwab June 20, 2012 at 10:46 am
Cody I believe it is related to a wart hog....totally cute.... loved being petted.
Ashley Spiker- La Jolla Home Theater March 8, 2012 at 04:41 pm
Yes! SNAP is a great organization. My mom adopted her dog from SNAP during an event at MuttropolisRead More right here in La Jolla!!
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