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9. Has anyone made that claim? The OP question didn't ask about that.
Fri Apr 24, 2015, 10:29 AM
Apr 2015

GuideStar couldn't provide a Schedule A, which would have listed such details as salaries.

Chelsea V Clinton is listed as a director, but no salary is described, that's often on Schedules A and J.

I don't think anyone has claimed that the Clinton family members received cash.

The claim is that donations to the foundation that paid more for overhead and salaries and travel than for any actual grants to recipients, might have influenced the Secretary of State's decisions.

Personally, when I know that United Way puts out 65-75% of their revenue in grants and CGI can only spit out 32%, it's a red flag.

And when United Way grants paid out are always well above the salaries plus overhead but CGI salaries + expenses are DOUBLE what the grants are, that's a red flag.

There is the appearance that CGI is a money pit that does some good but at a very high cost for doing that good.

Technically, it's legal to have a foundation that takes in money and all they do is fly around and make presentations and shake hands.

The numbers surprised me,

I'm not a Republican Congressteahadist, so I'm not particularly interested. nt onehandle Apr 2015 #1
Well the primaries haven't started, we can advocate for or against anyone we like. NYC_SKP Apr 2015 #3
Is your name 'Botany?' I was addressing the OP, and GOPers. You needn't continue lecturing me. nt onehandle Apr 2015 #10
You're an outspoken Hillary supporter. I'm trying to help you. NYC_SKP Apr 2015 #11
It might become embarrassing for you if she's the nominee. JaneyVee Apr 2015 #21
If she's the nominee we're going to have a tough time beating the opposition. NYC_SKP Apr 2015 #24
LOL. Stepping down. How about others step up instead? JaneyVee Apr 2015 #20
Why are they... odd_duck Apr 2015 #2
it's called swiftboating and the media is going after the clintons. spanone Apr 2015 #4
+ 1 Botany Apr 2015 #5
Answer: 1: NO. Only 32% of CGI revenue was spend on grants paid out. NYC_SKP Apr 2015 #6
Where do your numbers show money going directly to the Clintons? pnwmom Apr 2015 #8
Has anyone made that claim? The OP question didn't ask about that. NYC_SKP Apr 2015 #9
You just suggested that Chelsea has. The foundation says that none of the Clintons draw salaries. pnwmom Apr 2015 #12
They offerer more assistance than just grants. This smacks of the same right wing meme okaawhatever Apr 2015 #13
Paid staff earn between $138,750 and $464,229 per year. NYC_SKP Apr 2015 #15
I don't know where guidestar is getting its numbers. pnwmom Apr 2015 #14
I posted that link earlier, my figures are for CGI, a subsidiary of the Clinton Foundation NYC_SKP Apr 2015 #16
But the question was about the Clinton Foundation overall. pnwmom Apr 2015 #17
That's a fair observation, and I only today learned about the whole family of enterprises. NYC_SKP Apr 2015 #18
I agree that I would be very unlikely to donate to a charity with huge overhead expenses. pnwmom Apr 2015 #22
I found the IRS filing instructions: NYC_SKP Apr 2015 #23
Are those fucking GMO FOODS in that picture! snooper2 Apr 2015 #7
They were picked by little hands in faraway lands.... NYC_SKP Apr 2015 #19
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