Tag Archives: charity

Starbucks & Paying It Forward

My dear friend, gadfly extraordinaire Steve Dew, posted the following status update on Facebook just now: These “pay it forward” stories get my goat as much as they get his. I find the act of buying a coffee for someone … Continue reading

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Role Models for Charity

The Astros have finally offered some insight into why they nixed the gala benefiting HAWC, and the whole Astros’ Wives organization, and it doesn’t sound very nice. From theĀ Houston Chronicle: But as public opinion on social media was turning against … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait for Superman. Be Superman. Or Ralph.

I’ve not actually seen Waiting for Superman, mostly because I know the story. Free public education is both the greatest promise and greatest failure of our country. It can seem overwhelming to think about fixing it. The movie title comes … Continue reading

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A Great Tip – Hope You Will Use It

Ok, even though I try to keep it constructive, let’s face it. I almost always blog about stuff going wrong, and not about stuff going right. So, heading into the long weekend, here’s a tip about a remarkable nonprofit in … Continue reading

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Charity or Tax Planning?

Tax policy fascinates me. Had I taken Federal Income Tax earlier in law school than the final year, I’d be a tax attorney. I still spend a day or two every six months considering going back for anĀ  LLM in … Continue reading

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