Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). Bill and Melinda give to help those with little - General Discussion Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In Bill and Melinda give to help those with little fellowship Posted: October 5, 2003 10:24PM in General Discussion edited January 2014 I am so happy to see America's richest couple give as they do.MSNBC Story Your thoughts,Fellows Comments Reply 1 of 2 splinemodel Posts: 7,311member October 6, 2003 12:14AM Kind of funny how it's on msnbc, but that's not too significant other than a metric of the fact that Gates owns a lot of stuff.If I were in his shoes, with a lot of money, I sometimes wonder what I'd do with it. Sometimes I think the most compassionate move is to withhold. I'm not too well versed on the African situation with sicknesses of all sorts, but I know it's not pretty.But perhaps a more compassionate solution in the long term (and one we can all do) is to be hard against the powers that be that insist on building subsidies around non-staple crop production in 3rd world countries. Reply 2 of 2 artman @_@ Posts: 2,546member October 6, 2003 1:36PM Bill? Just give me a check for a measly 100 grand. I'll keep my mouth shut. Thanks. Sign In or Register to comment.