TRUTH about US R&D SPENDING from BRITISH NATURE

Karl Dussik karl at anasazi.com
Tue Apr 23 22:12:05 EST 1996


In article <4lgj62$2ue8 at b.stat.purdue.edu> hrubin at b.stat.purdue.edu (Herman Rubin) writes:
>
>>Non-profit organizations are notorious being vulnerable to bad management and
>>abuse.  Many are fine and deserving organizations that are well managed.  But
>>there are many others that use the charities as money-making schemes.  Every
>>week, it seems, there are reports of some charity or other busted for fraud or
>>denounced becuase more than 90% of the funds go to "overhead,"
>
>These are small potatoes.  The misappropriation of Red Cross funds did
>not particularly hurt the functioning of the Red Cross; other actions
>they took did, but these did not involve misappropriation or diversion
>of funds.

Just checking - did you really mean Red Cross or were you referring to the
United Way fiasco?

Karl Dussik                | Standard disclaimer: Speaking only for myself. |
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"Alice Rivlin of the OMB forecast in October, 1994, that the debt will
increase $1.4 TRILLION in just one year - in the year 2020, and will be
increasing at an annual rate of $4.1 TRILLION in the year 2030." - Ross Perot,
Inside Politics, 4/13/96



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