Friday, July 25, 2008

Such A Deal

Tax-exempt status and money from taxes all at the same time? Where do I sign up?

From Just Another Day In Illinois Politics: Governor, Atheist, School, and Church Spar Over $1 Million by Marcus Gilmer:

Governor Blagojevich is in hot water over what he deems a "bureaucratic" mistake which gave a school $1 million dollars intended for a historic, burned-down church. In the midst of his re-election campaign, Blago pledged to give $1 million to Pilgrim Baptist Church, which was destroyed by a January 2006 fire. At the time, the Loop Lab School was renting space in the church and now, Elmira Mayes, leader of the school, is contradicting Blago's claim of a mistake, saying he personally promised her money for the school.
Read the rest here.

Since when did socialist welfare for a religious building become OK?

By the way Governor Blagojevich is a Democrat.

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