I was on the bus and one guy was complaining his girlfriend sent money home to Jamaica. To solve his problem, I told him that his girlfriend should "loan" the money if there is a good cause or need for the money. No one like to see money go and there are no "results" of spending money.
My neighbor sends a lot of boxes to the Philippines. Instead of money he sends stuff that I help scavenge (find or discover) and the stuff he sends to the Philippines only will cost the price of shipping. Old textbooks, magazines and comic books that I have finished reading are wanted in the Philippines. Plus it helps to rid me of some of the "junk" that I have but no space for it.
There are folks who donate to a cause that helps provide loans for people who can prove they need a loan. Why give money that will be wasted and not go to the people who need it? Basically the Republicans hate to "waste" money. People who party sort of waste money and that subject I would not dare to go into.
Trickle down economics the good and the bad
There are folks who push for trickle down economics. Let's give an example: Say a rich person desires sex. The purchase of sex is sort of like trickle down economics. However a lot of republican religious folks frown on prostitution or the purchase of sex. My solution: Pay more to have people flatter you. There is technically no sin in that on the surface. People who flatter you are prostituting themselves to make you happy.
Will PPhilip go bold? I am thinking of writing a blog for friends only.
People who flatter you may or may not make it into my friend list. Then again if people want to be on my friend list they will have to say that they promise not to divulge some of the blog material into the public sector. Furthermore people should private message what topics they want to see and what they do not want to see. The line of private vs public is not that big. I don't think any of my family ever reads this stuff.