Dear wealthy GOP donors: Here is what you could have gotten for your $1 billion instead of nothing

Big Republican donors got at 1-2% average return on their estimated nearly $ 1 billion dollars of political spending in the 2012 election.

If these donors had consulted Jesus of Nazareth (Luke 4: 18), they might have spent the money more effectively.  In fact, spending on ending poverty and providing health care, two areas where Jesus notes humanity needs to get to work, they might have invested with a 100% success rate.

Poverty in U.S.

About Susan Thistlethwaite

I am a Professor of Theology and former President of Chicago Theological Seminary; I blog here, at the Huffington Post, and at other venues. I am a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. I am interested in what I call "public theology," or how deeper meaning is made and contested in the public square.
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