Hannity Screws the Troops

Conservative blogger Debbie Schlussel finds a HUGE nut about Sean Hannity's Freedom Alliance - the charity that puts on Hannity's Freedom Concerts for the Troops:
According to its 2006 tax returns, Freedom Alliance reported revenue of $10,822,785, but only $397,900–or a beyond-measly 3.68%–of that was given to the children of fallen troops as scholarships or as aid to severely injured soldiers.

On the other hand, 62% of the money went to “expenses,” including $979,485 for “consultants” and an “advisor.” Yes, consultant/advisors got more than double what injured troops and the kids of fallen troops got. The tax forms show that “New World Aviation” got paid $60,601 for “air travel.” Was that for Hannity’s G5? Like I said, neither the charity nor Hannity is talking. And finally, that year, Freedom Alliance spent $1,730,816 on postage and shipping and $1,414,215 on printing, for a total of $3,145,031, nearly half the revenue the charity spent that year and about eight times what the injured troops and the children of fallen ones received.
And I thought I hated Hannity before. She hasn't been able to find a year where more than 20% of the donations to the "charity" went to the troops.

What an asshole.

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