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A Small Price to Pay

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. More than 200 years ago, during the presidency of James Madison, the U.S. Treasury received an unusual gift. It was an anonymous donation of $5 from someone who admitted he had defrauded the government. Thus was born the Conscience Fund, the official financial depository for those who wish to contribute guilt money.  Since that… Read more »