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Millionaire Leaves Entire Estate To Pay National Debt
WFTV-NEWS ^ | 1-20-2006

Posted on 01/20/2006 4:53:38 PM PST by Cagey

FINDLAY, Ohio -- The federal government is reaping a $1.1 million windfall from the estate of an Ohio woman. But the money comes with specific instructions.

Margaret Taylor's will said the government has to use her fortune to help pay down the national debt. A spokesman for the Treasury Department said it may be their largest donation ever.

Taylor died in November at age 98. She told her family that she planned to use her money to help people, but didn't reveal her plans.

The executor of her will said he tried to talk Taylor out of giving her money to the government, but she wouldn't listen. Attorney Tom Drake said Taylor was a staunch Democrat who believed the national debt should be paid off.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: fool; idiotdemocrat; millionaires; nationaldebt; nofoollikeanoldfool
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1 posted on 01/20/2006 4:53:40 PM PST by Cagey
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She`s a certified Idiot .


2 posted on 01/20/2006 4:54:29 PM PST by Para-Ord.45
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To: Cagey

see also:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1561583/posts
(totally different headline)


3 posted on 01/20/2006 4:55:14 PM PST by xcamel (Exposing clandestine operations is treason. 13 knots make a noose.)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Ditto


4 posted on 01/20/2006 4:55:36 PM PST by Fledermaus (Please explain the difference between Al-Qaeda and the Left? Anyone? Anyone?)
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To: Cagey

A Democrat doing something to help the country? That's just weird.


5 posted on 01/20/2006 4:55:51 PM PST by Dog Gone
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To: Para-Ord.45

Why? It is her money as she could do with it as she pleases.


6 posted on 01/20/2006 4:56:07 PM PST by msnimje (Senate Democrats ----------- Sound and Furry Signifying INSIGNIFICANCE)
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To: Para-Ord.45

This was like 0.000000000000001 cent to the government.

Certifiable? You betsha!


7 posted on 01/20/2006 4:57:03 PM PST by DoughtyOne (01/11/06: Ted Kennedy becomes the designated driver and moral spokesperson for the Democrat party.)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Well, at least she put her money where her mouth was. This is way more than could be said about the likes of, say, MA or NY senators.


8 posted on 01/20/2006 4:57:04 PM PST by GSlob
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To: Cagey

Poor deluded woman. You cannot help a drunk by giving them another bottle of whiskey....


9 posted on 01/20/2006 4:57:23 PM PST by abb (Because News Reporting is too important to be left to the Journalists.)
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To: Cagey

How long did it take to absorb the whole amount in interest charges, a few seconds?


10 posted on 01/20/2006 4:57:23 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Happy New Year!)
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To: Para-Ord.45
She`s a certified Idiot .

Were you in her will at one time?

11 posted on 01/20/2006 4:58:00 PM PST by Cagey
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" She`s a certified Idiot ."

That took all of 2 minutes, if that, for the Govt to spend.


12 posted on 01/20/2006 4:58:10 PM PST by diverteach
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To: msnimje
I agree. I tell leftists all the time when they cry about the debt and its up to the rich to pay for it, that the govt will gladly take your money.
13 posted on 01/20/2006 4:58:31 PM PST by proud_yank (Aspiring CEO of a multinational corporation)
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$1.1 million is not a "windfall" to the government; it's a very, very small chunk of pocket change.

It would, however, have sent all of her grandkids to college.


14 posted on 01/20/2006 4:58:37 PM PST by SteveMcKing ("No empire collapses because of technical reasons. They collapse because they are unnatural.")
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To: Para-Ord.45

A fool and her money ...


15 posted on 01/20/2006 4:58:51 PM PST by Ken522
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To: xcamel

From a difference, nanny.


16 posted on 01/20/2006 4:59:33 PM PST by don-o
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Her business, I suppose. But if she didn't want to give it to her relatives for some reason, there are plenty of worthy charities out there.

I haven't crunched the numbers, but a million dollars thrown into the Treasury will probably slow the growth of the national debt by a fraction of a second.


17 posted on 01/20/2006 4:59:36 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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This qualifies for the "How to piss-away 1 million dollars in the shortest amount of time" award.


18 posted on 01/20/2006 5:00:12 PM PST by Spruce (Keep your mitts off my wallet)
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Senile people shouldn't be allowed to write wills.


19 posted on 01/20/2006 5:00:21 PM PST by WestVirginiaRebel (The Democratic Party-Jackass symbol, jackass leaders, jackass supporters.)
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To: Para-Ord.45
"She's" now past tense.

May she rest in peace.

20 posted on 01/20/2006 5:00:24 PM PST by mombonn (íViva Bush/Cheney!)
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