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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by iliveonramen View Post
    Yup...that Romney guy...from rags to riches, pulled himself up by his bootstraps. A real American success story that one!
    sure beats using insider connections like Michelle Obama did.

    You lefties ooze envy towards those who actually followed the rules while kissing the asses of those who use political office to gain wealth

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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    sure beats using insider connections like Michelle Obama did.

    You lefties ooze envy towards those who actually followed the rules while kissing the asses of those who use political office to gain wealth
    Oh heavens - We all know Romney's financial history: it's not all pearly gates and golden roses, there. . . he's smarmy - Bain Capital was smarmy.

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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by washunut View Post
    Who cares as long as the money made was made legally. JFK was super rich and all he had to do was be born into the right family. I always felt that allowed him to be a better politician as there was one less thing that people could hold over his head, the prospect of making money after leaving office.
    JFK's family got their fortune through bootlegging.
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    sure beats using insider connections like Michelle Obama did.

    You lefties ooze envy towards those who actually followed the rules while kissing the asses of those who use political office to gain wealth
    I like people that think outside the box.
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Oh heavens - We all know Romney's financial history: it's not all pearly gates and golden roses, there. . . he's smarmy - Bain Capital was smarmy.

    *takes away the pedistals because no one knows how to play with them the right way*
    While nothing is perfect and not every deal works the way you hope, do you have any concept how hard it is to do the things Bain Capital did? Much harder to make a fortune in the business he was in than the average CEO who can make a bundle even as the stockholders suffer.

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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by washunut View Post
    Who cares as long as the money made was made legally. JFK was super rich and all he had to do was be born into the right family. I always felt that allowed him to be a better politician as there was one less thing that people could hold over his head, the prospect of making money after leaving office.
    Not trying to pick on you - but I hate that sentiment: that it's all a matter of chance - that if I wasn't born ot my parents I would have just been born to someone else's parents. That's not how creating children works. We're not floating in the stratosphere waiting for hte stork to send us off.

    It's impossible to be born into someone's else family.

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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by washunut View Post
    While nothing is perfect and not every deal works the way you hope, do you have any concept how hard it is to do the things Bain Capital did? Much harder to make a fortune in the business he was in than the average CEO who can make a bundle even as the stockholders suffer.
    I just don't want people getting the sense that his business was golden or nice - it was down and dirty, just like most large corporations are.
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by washunut View Post
    While nothing is perfect and not every deal works the way you hope, do you have any concept how hard it is to do the things Bain Capital did? Much harder to make a fortune in the business he was in than the average CEO who can make a bundle even as the stockholders suffer.
    Exactly right! Venture capitialism is perhaps the most risky of all ventures, and to m ake a lot of money doing it is pretty good!


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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Not trying to pick on you - but I hate that sentiment: that it's all a matter of chance - that if I wasn't born ot my parents I would have just been born to someone else's parents. That's not how creating children works. We're not floating in the stratosphere waiting for hte stork to send us off.

    It's impossible to be born into someone's else family.

    You are the product of your parents, their seeds, and their upbringing.
    I agree with what you said. However JFK was wealthy because he inherited the wealth he did not personally earn it. No one can say if he would or would not have been rich without his inheritance.

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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by washunut View Post
    I agree with what you said. However JFK was wealthy because he inherited the wealth he did not personally earn it. No one can say if he would or would not have been rich without his inheritance.
    Indeed - too bad my parents weren't wealthy when they had me
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