Last edited by iguanaman; 01-28-12 at 02:23 PM.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
1) the rich don't deserve their wealth or their wealth is subject to the "needs" of the many
2) the government needs it more
your position is obvious and I doubt you would object to the threshold being 1 million or the rate being 90%
"We ain't a sharp species. We kill each other over arguments about what happens when you die, then fail to see the ******* irony in that." - Justin Halpern
My father earned well over a million a year and drove Oldsmobiles, often until they quit running. Lots of his friends drove expensive sports cars, took expensive vacations all over the world, at at fancy restaurants rather than middle of the road places like we did. Yeah and when my father and mother died, we had a much bigger estate than kids I grew up with whose parents made as much as mine. but according to the parasite mentality, we ought to pay much more taxes