“Buffett says the rich should give back both in taxes and philanthropy.
“They may think they did it all by themselves, but the society has done an awful lot for them,” he says. “So you ought to have a taxation system, but also a personal value system where a lot of that goes back to the people who got the short straws in life.” “
The whole article is at: http://moneynews.newsmax.com/streettalk/warren_buffett/2009/10/30/279371.html
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