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Old 03-03-2013, 02:57 PM
 
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I think he can probably afford cab fare. And to buy lunch. He probably does not have to "brown bag" his lunch.
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:09 PM
 
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He has a net worth of $66 Billion (estimated). However, he only owns $11B of Microsoft stock. Most of his money is in company called Cascade Investments... which is a holding company to manage his wealth. He is the chairman.
And guess what, all you tax the rich people? Government has no way of taxing Gates' wealth! LOL
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:12 PM
 
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I think he can probably afford cab fare. And to buy lunch. He probably does not have to "brown bag" his lunch.
Gates has quite the reputation as a cheapskate. There is the famous story about him in a 7-11 buying an ice cream treat, and holding up the line several minutes while he dug through his pockets looking for a cents off coupon. Heard the story on Leo La Porte's tech show interviewing the author of one of the Gates books, who witnessed the incident.
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:15 PM
 
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And guess what, all you tax the rich people? Government has no way of taxing Gates' wealth! LOL
Same is true for anyone who donates all their money. That's not something unique only applicable to Bill Gates.
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:55 PM
 
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Same is true for anyone who donates all their money. That's not something unique only applicable to Bill Gates.
So what is the point of all this "tax the rich" nonsense?
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Old 03-04-2013, 12:52 AM
 
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So what is the point of all this "tax the rich" nonsense?
The OP didn't say anything about taxes. Seems like you are in the wrong thread.
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