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At least the money didn't go to the dog

Posted by on Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 8:26 AM

Jane Pope won't get a dime from her late husband's trust fund, a court ruled yesterday. The Triangle Business Journal reports that conservative John Pope and his two siblings set up a trust in 1986 that upon his death gave the funds to the Pope Foundation, which doles out dough to right-wing causes. Jane Pope unsuccessfully argued that a 2000 state law overrode the terms of the trust, worth millions. Looks like another failed case of trickle-down economics.

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