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Alex Trebek: Losing Money Pisses Me Off

Posted by admin on Saturday, July 22, 2017

Alex Trebek (Birthday July 22) Money Quote saying anger comes from losing money gambling and not enough satisfaction from winning to make it worthwhile. Alex Trebek said:
 
I don't gamble, because winning a hundred dollars doesn't give me great pleasure. But losing a hundred dollars pisses me off Quote
 

“I don’t gamble, because winning a hundred dollars doesn’t give me great pleasure. But losing a hundred dollars pisses me off” — Alex Trebek

 
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Frederick Douglass: Judge Gets 10 Dollars

Posted by admin on Thursday, July 13, 2017

Frederick Douglass Money Quote saying Fugitive Slave Law in mid 19th Century made it profitable for judges to decide against slaves and for owners. Frederick Douglass said:

The Fugitive Slave Law makes mercy to them a crime; and bribes the judge who tries them. An American judge gets ten dollars for every victim he consigns to slavery, and five, when he fails to do so
— Frederick Douglass

Stanley Victor Paskavich: Insurance to Die

Posted by admin on Friday, June 30, 2017

Stanley Victor Paskavich Money Quote saying we’re worth much more in insurance money if we die than what we’re worth to live when hourly wages are the measure. Stanley Victor Paskavich said:
 
Million Dollar Life Insurance in case you die, but only 8 to 10 bucks an hour to live Quote
 

“You can get over a million dollars worth of life insurance in case you die, but only eight to ten bucks and hour to live” ~ Stanley Victor Paskavich

 
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John Pudner: Constitutional Amendment

Posted by admin on Sunday, April 23, 2017

John Pudner Money Quote saying he supports an amendment to the U.S. Constitution which would prevent big, anonymous political contributions to prevent money being considered speech and protect the taxpayer. John Pudner said:

To date, 18 of our United States have asked Congress for a Constitutional amendment that would allow limits on political spending where appropriate and let us take our government back from those who give big transaction money – in other words, trading millions in contributions for billions of your taxpayer dollars
— John Pudner

Donald Trump: Stupid Not To Show Up

Posted by admin on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Donald Trump Money Quote saying it seems silly to not accept money for making a speech if someone wants to pay him for it, especially if they want to pay a lot more than anyone has ever paid before. Donald Trump said:

My attitude is if somebody’s willing to pay me two hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars to make a speech, it seems stupid not to show up. You know why I’ll do it? Because I don’t think anyone’s ever been paid that much.
— Donald Trump

Jamie Raskin: Plutocracy Billionaires Cabinet

Posted by admin on Sunday, January 29, 2017

Jamie Raskin Money Quote saying that seven years after the Jan. 21, 2010 anniversary of Citizens United Supreme Court decision that resulting political dark money in elections has resulted in plutocracy. Jamie Raskin said:

Seven years ago, five justices overturned two centuries of jurisprudence to determine that private business corporations enjoy the political free speech rights of the people. Today after hundreds of millions of dollars in dark money have been spent by CEOs in the name of their unwitting shareholders and billionaires act as our new political bosses and cabinet secretaries, we can see what plutocracy looks like
— Jamie Raskin

Christopher G. Oechsli: Cut Million $ Checks

Posted by admin on Saturday, January 28, 2017

Christopher G. Oechsli Money Quote saying as chief executive of Atlantic Philanthropies that it’s hard work to give away large amounts of money responsibly. Christopher G. Oechsli said:

I wake up some mornings and think it would be nice to cut 10 checks and be done with it, but that’s not the best use of money. We have hundreds of millions of dollars to try to make a difference. You need to think really hard about doing it
— Christopher G. Oechsli

Donald Trump: U.S. Infrastructure Decay

Posted by admin on Friday, January 20, 2017

Donald Trump Money Quote saying in a dystopian view of America that everything is crumbling while we spend our dollars outside the U.S. and create other countries wealth. Donald Trump said:

[We] spent trillions and trillions of dollars overseas while America’s infrastructure has fallen into disrepair and decay. We’ve made other countries rich while the wealth, strength, and confidence of our country has dissipated over the horizon
— Donald Trump

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