Power of Story Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -

Share on Google Plus 2 Share on Twitter 2 Share on Facebook 5 Share on LinkedIn 2 Share on PInterest 1 Share on Fark! 2 Share on Reddit 1 Share on StumbleUpon 1 Tell A Friend (16 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   No comments, 3 series
Exclusive to OpEdNews:
Life Arts

Boxer Tames Growling Bear and Biting Eagle?

By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Dwayne Hunn       (Page 1 of 8 pages)     Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (more...) ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags  (less...)  Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H4 4/25/16

Author 6270
Become a Fan
  (15 fans)
- Advertisement -

When the lights were on I saw all those Donald Trump placards in the expensive balcony box seats, so I know that this crowd knows that Marin County is one of the nation's richest counties.

(For YouTube reflection of this, click here later.)

You Trumpites probably did not know that Mrs. Buck was one of Marin's richest women, because her husband Leonard, who passed in 1953, placed his Belridge Oil Company assets into her Buck Trust.

- Advertisement -

Recently estimated sometimes at over $1 billion, her Buck Trust stipulated that her money could "only be spent in Marin County."

- Advertisement -

As the mid-eighties approached, some meddlesome Oakland attorneys raided the "spend-me-only stipulation," maintaining that communities in Oakland and San Francisco had greater financial needs.

White knighted attorneys, from Marin's Frank Lloyd Wright Civic Castle, repelled the assault by stipulating that three major Buck Trust grants would be dedicated to "bettering all of mankind," not just spent on those NIMBY-ISH Marinites.

Now, in my wonderful Jesuit high school, I failed a course titled "Understanding God." To help me grasp this simple concept, I was required to do summer school, where to get closer to passing I memorized the chapters dedicated to "Bettering Mankind."

- Advertisement -

The Jesuits further enlighten me by sometimes assigning me to JUG (Justice under God), a Jesuit pedagogical acronym amounting to after-school detention camp.

Armed with this Jesuitized camp knowledge on "bettering mankind," I submitted a grant request to the Buck Trust's worldly-wise grant bequeathers to compete for one of those three "benefiting all of mankind" grants.

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Dwayne served in the Peace Corps in the slums of Mumbai, India, worked several Habitat Projects, and was on the start-up team of the California Conservation Corps. He has a Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University, has been a builder, teacher, (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Carrots, Foreign Aid, Brown v. Board of Education and Israel /Palestine.

Fr. Nelson's Boys Peel Half a Banana Over Mumbai's Opulent Taj Mahal Hotel and Olympics

Golden Moms, Sisters of Fallen Heroes

World Service Corps Can Save Our Vets

American Sniper -- Creating More Sheep, Wolves, or Sheepdogs Worldwide?

Golden Ma