Vice President Al Gore and wife Tipper found it in their hearts last year to donate nearly two-tenths of one per cent of their income ($197,729) to charity, according to tax returns. This $353 gesture—the equivalent of throwing about six or seven bucks in the collection basket each week—shows how generous the Gores can be in sharing their bounty with the less fortunate.
They Don't Ever Give Up
California liberals continue to flout the Golden State's ban on racial preferences in the operation of state and local government. On Monday, Amos Brown of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors introduced legislation to give businesses owned by minorities and women a 10 per cent bidding preference on public contracts. City Attorney Louise Renne told the San Francisco Chronicle that "Proposition 209 does not apply" because the city is trying to remedy "ongoing discrimination." The discrimination is ongoing all right, but not in the way these color-conscious race mongers want to admit.
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