Did you know that Eric Schmidt, one of the two founders of Google, was a technical advisor for Barack Obama? Or how about that Jeff Bezos, the creator of Amazon, gave millions and millions in support of marriage equality?
So many people who have made billions over the last 30 years use their money for progressive causes. Although some may have an argument, but I think their money was made creating really original useful things. They didn’t make their money in oil, real estate or casinos.
I don’t mind that Bill Gates has made billions. He’s giving almost all of it away.
Maybe when the U. S. raises tax rates on millionaires there can be a special deduction for the good guys and gals.