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  • Amendment 66 backers get big checks from Bloomberg charity, Melinda Gates (Colorado)

    10/29/2013 7:47:47 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 34 replies
    The Colorado Springs Gazette ^ | October 28, 2013 | Megan Schrader
    DENVER - In the final week before voters decide on Amendment 66, the campaign supporting the education tax increase received $2 million in donations from Melinda Gates and a charity run by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. "It is a testament to the breadth and depth of our reforms that Colorado has attracted the attention of business leaders across the country," Gov. John Hickenlooper said of the donations. The donations from out-of-state, wealthy and politically-connected Democrats drew criticism from conservatives opposed to the tax increase. "Billionaire New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg should have realized by now that he can't buy...
  • Melinda Gates: I'm rich so listen to me!

    04/20/2012 8:15:10 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 31 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | April 20, 2012 | Paul Melanson
    "The most important men in town would come to fawn on me! They would ask me to advise them, Like a Solomon the Wise. "If you please, Reb Tevye..." "Pardon me, Reb Tevye..." Posing problems that would cross a rabbi's eyes! And it won't make one bit of difference if i answer right or wrong. When you're rich, they think you really know!" C-FAM is reporting that Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a Catholic, is telling governments to dismiss the controversial link between contraception and population control and explicitly rejects Catholic social teaching along...
  • Body of missing motorcyclist,Melinda Moore, found

    09/30/2005 6:21:07 AM PDT · by smartin · 126 replies · 5,149+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | September 30, 2005 | Suzanne Herel
    (09-29) 9:24 PDT FORT ROSS -- The body of a Santa Rosa motorcyclist missing since Sept. 19 has been found along with her bike several hundred feet down a cliff off Highway 1 in Sonoma County, police said. Melinda Moore, 40, an avid biker and student at Santa Rosa Junior College, had last been seen by her fiance when she left the Santa Rosa home the couple shared. On Wednesday, a caller told police he had found a motorcycle helmet that day that matched the description of Moore's. He found the helmet on a rock alongside Highway 1 about 3...