“STOP SPENDING” T-SHIRTS @ executees.net This is what happens when the Anglo Wealthy began to avoid taxes and convert their worthless Federal Reserve Notes for real assets. Billionaire and Oracle Corp. (ORCL) Chairman Larry Ellison will join movie director George Lucas and 38 other billionaires who are following a call made in June by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates to pledge the majority of their wealth to charity. On Wednesday, the trio will announce that 40 of America’s wealthiest individuals and families, from Microsoft Corp.(MSFT) co-founder Paul G. Allen to hotel mogul Barron Hilton have signed on to the “Giving Pledge,” an invitation Buffett and the Gates’ extended in June for America’s wealthiest families to publicly commit to giving away at least half of their wealth to charity within their lifetimes or after their deaths. The pledge stemmed from a series of dinners the two men held for the nation’s billionaires over the past year to discuss the effects of the recession on philanthropy. As philanthropy can often be a private matter, some signatories came as a surprise. Software mogul Ellison is among those who have given widely but rarely stated their intentions so publicly. “Until now, I have done this giving quietly–because I have long believed that charitable giving is a personal and private matter,” wrote Ellison in a public letter on the Giving Pledge’s website. He said he put virtually all his assets into a trust with the intention of giving away
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