Buffett gives $ 2 billion to the foundation of Bill Gates

August 29, 2013 – 01:54
No Shame - Toledo Blade

A total of 17.5 million shares of his company Berkshire Hathaway. Four other foundations have received a total of $ 625 million more

Warren Buffett has donated more than two billion dollars in shares to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He said in a statement the conglomerate of the famous investor, Berkshire Hathaway based in Nebraska. The president and CEO of the company, as well as the third richest man in the world with an estimated personal fortune of $ 61 billion, did get into the coffers of the founding of the co-founder of Microsoft 17.5 million Class B notes of the Berkshire Hathaway whose value has increased this year by 29 percent, coming at this time to share the $ 115.3001 each.

Four other foundations have received today from the oracle of Omaha shares for a total of $ 625 million. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has assets of $ 28 billion and is considered the largest foundation in the world, is active in medical research in the fight against AIDS and malaria and is fighting for the improvement of living conditions and of 'Education in the Third World.

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How is freedom of speech liberal?

2003-03-26 13:33:34 by murple

Freedom of speech is guaranteed by the constitution. it's the first amendment. you can't get anymore fundamentally american than that.
what do you mean censorship? when have you ever seen anything more than a tit on american TV? there's full frontal nudity in europe, and it bothers no one.
funding education is not a liberal concept. neither is health care. in fact, i'd go as far to say that even socialism is conservative, being how long it's already been established (in other countries). medical care for all? that sounds like a humanitarian concern to me. perhaps even the very foundation of a society

Fringe Dude?

2007-02-16 13:43:28 by really--now?

Where's you freaking head?
Dr. Stephen Miles, AIDS specialist, University of California Medical Center, Los Angeles
Dr. Joseph Sonnabend, MD, New York Physician, founder of the American Foundation for AIDS Research.
Rebecca Veronica Culshaw, PhD. Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Texas at Tyler.
Dr. Robert Root-Bernstein, PhD, Professor of Physiology, Michigan State University.
Scott R. King, MA, Chemistry, Harvard University.
Robert J. Cihak, MD, Harvard University
Dr. Etienne de Harven, MD, Emeritus Professor of Pathology, University of Toronto (1981-1993)

..lack of education/understanding of HCV (Hep C)

2006-02-19 07:12:13 by t_buzz

You're correct. Current estimates: 5-8M people in the US have HCV (estimated 90,000 in CT), and estimated 280M worldwide.
By 2014, estimates predict more people will have HCV than HIV. Right now, for every 1 individual that has HIV, 5 individuals have HCV.
The challenge with diagnosing HCV is that it can lay dormant for 10-30 years and the majority of Primary Care Providers are not educated on how to properly diagnose.
>HCV (Hep C) is Not a STD - (Sony's 2005 movie 'Bewitched' incorrectly portrayed HCV as a STD). The American Liver Foundation condemned the movie


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5) PETA’s president has said that “even if animal research resulted in a cure for AIDS, we would be against it.” And PETA has repeatedly attacked research foundations like the March of Dimes, the Pediatric AIDS Foundation, and the American Cancer Society, solely because they support animal-based research aimed at curing life-threatening diseases and birth defects. And PETA helped to start and manage a quasi-medical front group, the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, to attack medical research head-on.

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