Niagara Gazette — Sometimes you have to look a gift horse in the mouth and this is one of those times. It’s grossly apparent that Gates’ nearly $200 million donations aren’t an investment in education. Rather, they are investments in his bottom line. He is a capitalist and this “small” sacrifice will result in billions of dollars of income for some of his financial interests.Bob Confer is a Gasport resident and vice president of Confer Plastics Inc. in North Tonawanda. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.