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Clueless Komen Foundation Runs Up Against the Sacrament of Liberalism
Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 3, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 02/03/2012 12:06:37 PM PST by Kaslin

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1 posted on 02/03/2012 12:06:40 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

The PP baby killers won a big one this time. A huge victory for the baby-killing, commie lib “progressives”!


2 posted on 02/03/2012 12:10:52 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (So just where does the "buck stop" at the Department of "Justice"?)
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To: Kaslin
I don't think Nancy Brinker understood just how many liberals she had working for her. When many in your own organization don't support you, it doesn't matter how right you are (and she was very right), you have a huge mess on your hands. I can't believe how out of touch she was.
3 posted on 02/03/2012 12:13:22 PM PST by Harlan1196
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To: Kaslin
Why is one “charity” giving to another “charity?” If the Komen Foundation has so much money that they are giving it away, rather than spending it to “find a cure”, then maybe my hard earned money should be donated elsewhere...
4 posted on 02/03/2012 12:19:27 PM PST by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: Kaslin

I think many people will find other avenues for donations to breast cancer research. Koman has now pissed off both sides. I had heard that donations had been up for Komen after their decision to not pay tribute to PP.

Now People will say Komen? Aren’t they the abortion people?


5 posted on 02/03/2012 12:20:43 PM PST by Mike Darancette (11/06/2012: Starts "Occupy the White House")
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To: Harlan1196

This is all a giant set up imo. The left wants brinker out and let her do her thing so they could sit back, eat their popcorn and wait for the fallout.

Here’s my prediction:
1. Brinker will resign or stepdown within the month.
2. New president will be a fulltime abortion rights womyn.
3. Komen will be a front for funnelling money to womyn’s health and rights orgs and abndon its focus on just breast cancer.


6 posted on 02/03/2012 12:22:39 PM PST by SpringtoLiberty (Liberty is on the march!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

UN... F$!@ING... BELIEVABLE. I cannot fathom how any organization could do this. I used to participate in the Komen For the Cure walks, but never again.


7 posted on 02/03/2012 12:23:32 PM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

What it really comes down to is the ability of Congress to make their own investigations toothless, as long as enough corruptocrats don’t have a problem with multiple taped instances of Planned Parenthood violating the law by not reporting statutory rape, assisting pimps of teenages sex slaves to avoid the law, etc.

Congressional investigations are a joke, and it seems like that’s going to be the ultimate lesson from Fast & Furious as well. It’s all a charade - bread and circuses to keep most of us dummies out here thinking that we’ve got somebody actually representing us and the rule of law.

We don’t. And until we realize that and decide we’re mad as heck and not gonna take it any more, we never will.

That’s what this is really about. That investigation of Planned Parenthood will never be allowed to have any real consequences for PP. It’s the elite establishment making sure we know the real game here and don’t get any high-falutin’ ideas about justice actually being, ya know, REAL.


8 posted on 02/03/2012 12:24:47 PM PST by butterdezillion
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Who ever Komen’s PR person should be fired immediately. I bet there were a lot of Komen supporters who didn’t know they sent money to PP. PP says their services are wide-ranging related to women’s health when in reality it is a single service only shop. The majority of Komen’s donations go toward administration and marketing; IMO not really a charitable organization whose donations go directly to the people/research they say it’s for.

I wouldn’t give a cent to either one.


9 posted on 02/03/2012 12:25:35 PM PST by Jenny217
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To: Kaslin

When you give your money to someone for say cancer research and it ends up going to Planned Parenthood I’d say you have been swindled.


10 posted on 02/03/2012 12:27:44 PM PST by dblshot (Insanity: electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

One charity fronting for another is more common than you’d expect. It pays to do homework before writing a check.


11 posted on 02/03/2012 12:28:24 PM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: Mike Darancette

The only silver lining to this is... many people did not know that Komen used to give money to Planned Parenthood. Now with all the publicity, everyone knows.


12 posted on 02/03/2012 12:30:41 PM PST by diamond6 (Check out: http://www.biblechristiansociety.com/home.php and learn about the faith.)
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To: Jenny217

the elephant in the living room hypocrisy here is that a group which is supposed to be involved in a cure for breast cancer, gives $ for a process that causes breast cancer to increase off the charts.....abortions for women who have never before had a full term pregnancy.


13 posted on 02/03/2012 12:31:13 PM PST by stickywillie (a corrupt parallel universe exists beside our wonderful Constitution)
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To: Kaslin
Hold on a minute there, Mrs. Brinker. You had it right the first time. If a charity doesn't live up to its mission and violates its own bylaws, it puts its tax-exemption at risk. Its mission and bylaws, which are approved as "for the public good" by the IRS, are its contract with the taxpayers that they are doing what they say they are with donated, tax-deducted money.

Mrs. Brinker's public statements indicate that they are aware of a violation of their bylaws. If they continue to do so, they can be subject to all kinds of legal trouble, including criminal charges, depending on what's really going on. Some of it would be subject to who is running the IRS and DOJ (Nazis, at the moment), but not all.

14 posted on 02/03/2012 12:31:53 PM PST by SamuraiScot
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To: Mike Darancette

I will never donate to Komen again. How do they know that the funds they provide are not going to pay for the murder of another unborn child? I can find another charity to send my funds too.

It is a sad day when a charity is forced to provide funding to an organization which is at its core “evil.”


15 posted on 02/03/2012 12:31:53 PM PST by reader25
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To: diamond6

Correct. The surprise here is not that they do reversed their decision, but that they came out and admitted it in the first place.


16 posted on 02/03/2012 1:09:27 PM PST by bigbob
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To: Kaslin

Listen to this podcast from Jim Vicevich [libertarian/conservative radio talk show host on WTIC radio, Hartford, CT]..he interviewed a executive director from Susan Komen/Hartford/executive director this morning. It’s a riot. Stupid Komen rep had to back down when he pressed her on the fact that it money can’t be tracked for mammos that Komen gives Planned Parenthood [PP] to pay for women’s mammograms. through Planned Parenthood.

http://connecticut.cbslocal.com/?podcast_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.podtrac.com%2Fpts%2Fredirect.mp3%2Fnyc.podcast.play.it%2Fmedia%2Fd0%2Fd0%2Fd0%2FdZ%2FdR%2FdZ%2FdC%2FZRZC_3.MP3%3Fauthtok%3D5561684966082081929_f6gRmvQAcJjmMkfwe820GywsSE0&podcast_name=Part+4+Feb+3&podcast_artist=Jim+Vicevich%2C+WTIC+News%2FTalk+1080&station_id=80&tag=pages&dcid=CBS.HARTFORD


17 posted on 02/03/2012 1:11:34 PM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Kaslin

What is so Orwellian about this is that the Komen Foundation claims its objective is to save women’s lives.......yet half of the abortions Komen has financed via Planned Parenthood end with death of a woman.


18 posted on 02/03/2012 1:25:23 PM PST by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: All; Kaslin

Because of Komen’s involvement with PP, I even boycott purchasing products that contribute $$ to Komen.

From now on, I think I’ll contact the companies I boycott, with a cc to Komen.

Anybody want to join me? Just look for that pink ribbon on the products, which can be anything from food to hair dryers.


19 posted on 02/03/2012 1:37:40 PM PST by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

“Why is one “charity” giving to another “charity?”

That is my criticism. It seems to be very much akin to money laundering.

I am glad that the incident occurred. I have always refused to give to the pink Nazis. When I responded with, “no, they give to Planned Parenthood.” people would look at me like I was an idiot. Now Komen’s charity to PP is out in the open.


20 posted on 02/03/2012 1:46:15 PM PST by texteacher
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To: Kaslin

There is an Abortion Mafia in this country.
Kathleen Sebelius is their Godfather.


21 posted on 02/03/2012 1:52:23 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: TMA62

OK but the there is another most Orwellian aspect to this and it is something Rush didn’t mention and it is off topic from his point, anyway.

The AMA, being pro-choice (the opposite of do no harm, of course) will not tell you this but it is well known in some circles, and has been for a while, that abortion is a risk factor in breast cancer. I am told it has to do with abruptly cutting off the need for pregnancy hormones which, in the case of spontaneous miscarriage, have a chance to subside naturally.

But statistically, abortion leads to breast cancer. I have known Komen contributed to PP for a long time. They used to stalk me via mail looking for $. We are well acquainted with breast cancer in my family.

I thought they were fraudulent at least 5 yrs ago, thinking that if they were at all serious about stopping breast CA they would broadcast this connection (AB to breast CA). The last thing they’d do is contribute to it in any way.
But they have been contributing to PP. It is a matter of public record and they have not tried to hide it.

Now they’re done, whether they conspired with PP or not.
Hang out with the mafia and either succeed with them or end up in the reeds with a smoking gun and no canoli.


22 posted on 02/03/2012 2:01:01 PM PST by stanne
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To: texteacher

I’m wondering if it has to do with connecting with community groups that claim they share Komen’s mission.

For example...we have 3 local medical establishments that have mammogram programs. One group actually has a traveling office (a well equipped bus) that parks in various areas to offer services.
These groups probably write grant requests to groups like Komen to help them fund these programs.

It would be really interesting to hear the story as to how Murder Inc. got to receive Komen dollars in the first place.
Did they write a grant and make claims about their services?

Was Komen actually impressed that all they actually do is perform manual breast exams and refer women to other offices? Somehow I doubt it.

Last year the president of Murder Inc. claimed on national tv that PP offers mammograms. It is a lie.

I’m wondering if they told Komen this same lie.


23 posted on 02/03/2012 2:01:54 PM PST by Scotswife
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To: Sun

Been doing it for years, since I found out they were contributing.

I guess no on watches “The Abundant Life”.

Sigh.


24 posted on 02/03/2012 2:02:51 PM PST by stanne
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To: Kaslin
They are establishment RINO Republican types. They were clueless!

B.S.

Nancy Brinker is a former Planned Parenthood board member. She is savvy and a total insider.

Can Rush really not know this?

25 posted on 02/03/2012 2:11:21 PM PST by Romulus (The Traditional Latin Mass is the real Youth Mass)
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To: Kaslin
They have tightened funding guidelines and this Planned Parenthood did not look eligible, but that does not mean PP necessarily will not get grants in the future.

I hope everyone thinks of this before jumping on the "rescue S.G.K." band wagon.

If I hear one more liberal saying that P.P. screens women for breast cancer, I may puke. No P.P. anywhere does that.

26 posted on 02/03/2012 2:13:02 PM PST by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: Cowboy Bob
I wouldn't waste my money by giving to these so-called charities. They are just jobs programs for the elite corruptocrats.
27 posted on 02/03/2012 2:31:13 PM PST by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Harlan1196

I want Congress to pass a law requiring charitable organizations to list all the groups that they support. I hope the pro-life groups start supporting such a law. I think it is a travesty that Planned Parenthood was able to hide behind a harmless sounding organization such as Susan G. Komen when most of the donors had no idea that they were giving to PP. I wonder how many other charities are giving to controversial groups while keeping up a wholesome facade.


28 posted on 02/03/2012 2:49:14 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Harlan1196

I want Congress to pass a law requiring charitable organizations to list all the groups that they support. I hope the pro-life groups start supporting such a law. I think it is a travesty that Planned Parenthood was able to hide behind a harmless sounding organization such as Susan G. Komen when most of the donors had no idea that they were giving to PP. I wonder how many other charities are giving to controversial groups while keeping up a wholesome facade.


29 posted on 02/03/2012 2:49:18 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I think the baby killers may lose in the long run because they have shown their fangs to the world. This is going to scare away any organization from having anything to do with them. PP is telegraphing that they are a toxic bullying bunch of thugs. No one wants to go near bullies.

Notice how the whole Democrat establishment came out in defence of PP. If you look up Susan G. Komen you will see an Emily’s List posting right at the top of the page. Emily’s list is a big pro abortion money group that donates to pro abortion Democrats. Then there was Mayor Bloomberg promising $250,000 to PP, then there were the 26 Senators who lost no time in sending a letter of support to PP. The Democrats are squealing like stuck pigs because PP gives plenty of money to the Democrats. Of course, it is money that the Democrats have taken from us the taxpayers. The Dems confiscate our money, give it to PP and then PP gives back a portion of that money to the Democrats. This is a robbery in broad daylight.


30 posted on 02/03/2012 2:59:33 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: SpringtoLiberty

Very insightful. It think you may have something there. Liberal groups are like viruses attacking cells and sucking the life out of them. The libs may have looked at the billion plus dollars that Komen takes in and then devised a way to get their people on the board waiting for the perfect opportunity to oust the founder. I have often wondered why most of the foundations and charities are controlled by liberals, now I think I know.


31 posted on 02/03/2012 3:06:48 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: diamond6

Definitely the sliver lining.

I think Komen will find their funding decreasing greatly in the near future.


32 posted on 02/03/2012 3:19:12 PM PST by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: Kaslin

What in the HELL was a foundation for seeking a cure for breast cancer doing funding planned parenthood in the first place?

No Planned Parenthood facility has advanced the science of oncology one iota.

With all the money they could spend on research, better treatment, better surgical options - they decided to fund Planned Parenthood?

I guess if they had enough money to do THAT - then they really had WAY TOO MUCH MONEY.

Researching cancer is not inexpensive. Why wasn’t money going to that - you know - their reason for being?

Anyone know?


33 posted on 02/03/2012 3:23:36 PM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: Cowboy Bob
Why is one “charity” giving to another “charity?” If the Komen Foundation has so much money that they are giving it away, rather than spending it to “find a cure”, then maybe my hard earned money should be donated elsewhere...

Ditto

34 posted on 02/03/2012 3:25:21 PM PST by JrsyJack (a healthy dose of buckshot will probably get you the last word in any argument.)
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To: stanne

I agree with you and have read that research that concludes that abortions increase the risk of breast cancer. There is a strong enough link to make anyone who is objective pause with concern.

I have noticed something over the years. In the medical community (or more specifically the medical research community), there is a open tendency to publish studies that “X” increases the chance of cancer. “X” can be almost anything. Food, activity, etc. Sometimes these studies will even contradict it themselves.

HOWEVER, notice the this link of abortion to breast cancer has been QUICKLY STOPPED. The ABSOLUTE CONCLUSION of the medical research community is that there is no increase to breast cancer from abortions.....END OF DISCUSSION. The MSM and liberal groups trumpet this without hesitation.

This is identical to the link between homosexuality and pedophilia. Despite the evidence supporting the link, THERE IS NO LINK, according to medical research community.....END OF DISCUSSION.

There is no objectivity in the medical community. It can’t be called a profession anymore. It is controlled by money and political influence.

One has to wonder, what other things that they are not telling us.


35 posted on 02/03/2012 3:37:36 PM PST by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: TMA62

Orwellian.


36 posted on 02/03/2012 3:53:27 PM PST by stanne
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To: TMA62

Orwellian.


37 posted on 02/03/2012 3:53:44 PM PST by stanne
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To: Kaslin

WHY the HELL would anyone give money to this “charity” KNOWING that their money will be PASSED THRU to OTHER organizations??? STOP THE MADNESS!! They OBVIOUSLY have TOO much money so!!!!


38 posted on 02/03/2012 3:58:57 PM PST by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: reader25

Komen wasn’t forced....they CHOSE to do this BEFORE the uproar. Give money to REAL CANCER RESEARCHERS.


39 posted on 02/03/2012 4:02:33 PM PST by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Harlan1196; Liz
Oh, please. Laura Bush is pro abortion. Bar Bush is, as well as the Tipsy Twins.

RINO wives are pro-aborts, pro-same sex "marriage', and pro-amnesty. That last because Texas RINO women like a houseful of illegals to clean up their McMansions.

Komen's been working for PP for *years*--I never gave them a cent. They've got Soros stink all over them.

They get donations, give them to PP, and PP gives money to Democrats. Charitable election money-laundering.

40 posted on 02/03/2012 4:24:46 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: JrsyJack
It's how NGOs, 501c3s work. Planned Parenthood donates to political candidates, did you know that?
41 posted on 02/03/2012 4:27:19 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Kaslin

As much money as PP gets from all their other sources they just couldn’t get by without this funding? Give me a break.


42 posted on 02/03/2012 4:28:20 PM PST by animal172 (Calling the Founding Fathers!! We need your help.)
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To: cradle of freedom

More government is not the answer. The answer is for people to do their research before giving money to charities.


43 posted on 02/03/2012 4:35:51 PM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: SpringtoLiberty

Other posters are saying that Susan G. Komen has been giving to Planned Parenthood for years and that this was known among many Christians. This changes my theory about what has happened. I think now that there was perhaps an effort to *out* Susan G. Komen and so Nancy Brinker got out in front of the story to do damage control, trying to maintain the donations from many pro-life donors.

Here is a story from Forbes concerning what has been going on at Susan G. Komen. There had been a congressional investigation of Planned Parenthood by Rep. Cliff Stearns. Karen Heindel is the senior vice president for public policy, she has advocated for the defunding of Planned Parenthood. It is possible that the pro-life staff of Susan G. Komen were threatening to reveal the Planned Parenthood connection, so Nancy Brinker felt that she had to go public to reverse the pro-Planned Parenthood policies. This scenario makes more sense than a recent hostile take over attempt from the left.

Here is the story from Forbes. Beware: Barf alert!!

http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghancasserly/2012/02/01/susan-g-komen-pink-slips-planned-parenthood-who-what-and-why/


44 posted on 02/03/2012 4:49:11 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: allmendream

They could have funded breast cancer traveling mammogram vans instead of funding planned parenthood. A van can be driven around various neighborhoods where needy people can avail themselves of its services.


45 posted on 02/03/2012 5:00:46 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: allmendream

They could have funded breast cancer traveling mammogram vans instead of funding planned parenthood. A van can be driven around various neighborhoods where needy people can avail themselves of its services.


46 posted on 02/03/2012 5:02:03 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Mike Darancette

“Now People will say Komen? Aren’t they the abortion people?”

Another sad thing is that Susan Komen is dead and her legacy will forever be re-branded in a negative light by many. I would not be surprised if we see a steady decline in the involvement and contributions connected with the SGK foundation. This poor woman’s legacy is forever tarnished because her sister had to be politically correct. How sad.


47 posted on 02/03/2012 5:11:35 PM PST by austinaero (Obama or America - can't have both)
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To: animal172

Don’t you know, it’s not just about the money it’s the principle of the thing. LOL


48 posted on 02/03/2012 5:13:07 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Cowboy Bob; Grampa Dave; thouworm; Mamzelle
Why is one non-profit “charity” giving to another non-profit “charity?”......the Komen Foundation has so much money they are giving it away, rather than spending it to “find a cure”.......

P/Phood announced it raised a million dollars in three days in the wake of Komen.

So why does PP need Komen's measly $700K? And why does PP need federal state and local tax dollars to operate if it can get so much money so easily?

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REFERENCE----The IRS has targeted non-profits and foundations as money laundering, tax evasion machines. One known scam is a foundation writng a check to another foundation where its laundered back to the donor---the way "philanthropists" skim off tax-frtee dollars for themselves.

49 posted on 02/03/2012 5:18:03 PM PST by Liz
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To: Kaslin; JulieRNR21; randita

This is a dissapointment. The cut off was merely a suspension until the investigation had been completed. The Komen Foundation really did their noble cause a disservice.


50 posted on 02/03/2012 5:49:13 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (A chameleon belongs in a pet store, not the White House)
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