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

    Quote Originally Posted by Jryan View Post
    Ah, I was going off memory , no where does it say that freewill influences your IQ though...
    So you're assuming that we have free will?
    "The necessaries of life occasion the great expense of the poor. They find it difficult to get food, and the greater part of their little revenue is spent in getting it. The luxuries and vanities of life occasion the principal expense of the rich, and a magnificent house embellishes and sets off to the best advantage all the other luxuries and vanities which they possess. ... It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion."

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Jryan View Post
    Lol, you straw manned the rest of my argument...

    Lets take a look at IQ (Intelligence Quotient indicates how well you will do in school and subsequently the SAT is a form of an IQ test to tell you how well you will do in College). The IQ test is designed to measure how well someone will do in school. It has been found out that 80% of someone's IQ comes from their genetics and 20% comes from their upbringing. Now how big of a difference 20% makes depends on the scale of the numerical IQ someone has (We use 1~300ish), but we don't know if IQ is measured physically as 1-1X10^20000. So in a sense, you don't have control of your brain that you claim to have developed so eloquently. You are a product of a preconceived genetic process. So whether you have free will in a moment to moment situation isn't even on the table, if you are a product of things that you have no control over, how is it that anyone can just work hard and make millions? Hell, what if they were never told this? What if they were born into a bad family and lost some of their potential IQ?
    You've got to be kidding me, right?

    If you really believe this, than obviously you know that no government program is going to help the majority of these "dolts" not so gifted with genetics and upbringing succeed. Right? So, what's the point in artificially propping up the majority (in your view) of these automatons that are mentally incapable of cutting it on their own?

    So much for the American dream...
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jryan View Post
    lol, in one forum someone said I should change it to this and now you are suggesting otherwise? What should I do Haha... (Other maybe?)
    Wealth distribution is definitely not a tenant of libertarianism. What else about libertarianism do you agree with?


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

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    You've got to be kidding me, right?

    If you really believe this, than obviously you know that no government program is going to help the majority of these "dolts" not so gifted with genetics and upbringing succeed. Right? So, what's the point in artificially propping up the majority (in your view) of these automatons that are mentally incapable of cutting it on their own?

    So much for the American dream...
    What I think you're missing is that there isn't a very high correlation between IQ and job performance.
    "The necessaries of life occasion the great expense of the poor. They find it difficult to get food, and the greater part of their little revenue is spent in getting it. The luxuries and vanities of life occasion the principal expense of the rich, and a magnificent house embellishes and sets off to the best advantage all the other luxuries and vanities which they possess. ... It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion."

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    Well, it is surely a lot of hard work to raise 5 children, but it is a little bit easier if you have hired help to do work that working class mothers cannot outsource to paid help. A working mother has to work 1 or 2 jobs, raise the children and also (usually almost by herself) run the household and do all the household chores.

    I am not sure she had paid help all the time but for parts of the childrens life/Ann Romney's run as a mother she has had paid help to do things that working mothers do not have access to.
    My daughter runs a web site that keeps her busy, has 4 kids ages 5 to 15, a husband who also runs a small business, etc. and does use a hired house cleaner on occasion, but mostly she makes the kids help out. I bet Ann Romney put her kids to work.....
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by UtahBill View Post
    My daughter runs a web site that keeps her busy, has 4 kids ages 5 to 15, a husband, etc. and does use a hired house cleaner on occasion, but mostly she makes the kids help out. I bet Ann Romney put her kids to work.....
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by lpast View Post
    Id like to know how many Nannys she had over the years raising her 5 boys....look no matter how you look at this, it boils down to common sense.
    Did Ann Romney ever have a Job...No!! she did not....She raised 5 boys like millions of other moms...and its alot easier to raise 5 kids when you have 100,000,000 than it is to raise 5 kids and HAVE to go to work everyday and come home and have to raise them and cook and clean and try to pay the bills and keep the ship afloat among ALL the other things mothers do..
    My wife had 5 kids to raise and she worked full time 6 days a week mostly in salons and eventually owned a few and ran the business'
    so far, there is no indication that they ever had even ONE nanny......
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    What I think you're missing is that there isn't a very high correlation between IQ and job performance.
    It wasn't my assumption that there was, that assumption belongs to Jryan. Apparently you missed the sarcastic nature of my post.
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    Wealth distribution is definitely not a tenant of libertarianism. What else about libertarianism do you agree with?
    Their social issues, IE the war, same sex marriage (Government shouldn't dictate), domestic surveillance, eminent domain, etc etc.

    What I don't agree with is probably a longer list...
    I'm coming to see that no matter what law we regulate, be it the stand your ground act, there is never an objective morally right answer to any morale question; in fact, since there are multiple objectively right answers to every moral question that leaves us with a lot of grey area and a lot of black area (not in the racial since).
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jryan View Post
    Their social issues, IE the war, same sex marriage (Government shouldn't dictate), domestic surveillance, eminent domain, etc etc.

    What I don't agree with is probably a longer list...
    So why label yourself with something you mostly disagree with?


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