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 President Emerita and Professor Emerita of Chicago Theological Seminary; I write for the public here and in local papers. 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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