Warren Buffett

There are a lot of ideas on how to address the looming crisis of trillion dollar annual deficits and a $14 trillion national debt. Congress has ideas and so does the President. All of the ideas involve choosing winners and losers, who will be taxed or receive tax breaks. Given the deep political and economic divisions in the country right now, a starting point for progress is voluntary measures.

There are people, even in this terrible economy, who would volunteer their income to help solve the fiscal crisis. Warren Buffett and former President Clinton are not alone in wanting to be asked to do more. Under a couple of conditions, many people with far less resources than Buffett or Clinton would invest in the future of the country. Keep reading →