Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Blog: The Clintons take tax deduction for Bill’s used underwear

The Clintons deducted from the federal income tax returns the “value” of Bill’s used underwear that the Clintons supposedly donated to charities.
As reported by Lloyd Grove, Washington Post, on 12/28/1993:
“Several experts were consulted about Clinton's tax-deductible donations, especially of underwear. Paul Offenbacher, a longtime Washington-area tax accountant, said it is highly unusual to take an itemized deduction on donated underwear; indeed, he had never heard of such a thing. Adelphi University psychology professor George D. Goldman, a New York-based psychoanalyst who studies the unconscious symbolic meanings in human behavior, said the donations are, at the very least, fodder for intriguing speculation…
"We don't get too much underwear here; I don't think people want that too much," said Joe Cheslow, a senior resident at the Union Rescue Mission, a haven for homeless people in Little Rock, Ark., that has been a frequent beneficiary of the Clintons' tax-deductible largess. The mission thrift shop has been known to sell used underwear, displayed in bins, at 95 cents a pair….....


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