Posted By: CGI_admin [Send E-Mail]
Date: Saturday, 10-Nov-2012 18:56:58
We are 100% in agreement with this Staten Island borough president. The taxpayer-subsidized American Red Cross is a sham and a fraud of the highest order. We know so from our Dad's experiences in WWII in No. Africa. The Red Cross SOLD the donated coffee and stale pastries to the US servicemen!
Tax-sheltered "charities" are ALL taxpayer ripoffs - abolish these IRS privileged subsidies & reduce or even abolish our government's (yours) indebtedness!
Being forced to "contribute" by the IRS on your form 1040 is not "charity". By any other name, it's still a tax. Charity was never a mandate granted to government by the US Constitution.
Here's a screen clip from their reported Salaries/Pension benefits page: