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Thursday, November 12, 2009

A Nagging Question

Personally, I'm not sure the Golisano money to AMU is dirty. To discover this one would have to do a formal/material cooperation analysis ala' Alphonsus Ligouri with all relevant facts. From my standpoint, this looks like a millionaires' club type thing.

Tom G. and Tom M., because of their vast wealth, probably have access to each other in a way that only millionaires can; there is only a slight history of Tom G. donating to Catholic causes (and certainly not in the way that he has here); and given his sketchy political affiliations and apparent "looking the other way" on the great moral issues of the day, it is curious why he would donate his money to AMU.

Thus the question: What is the quid pro quo?

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