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    Re: Hillary Clinton slams trickle-down economics, 'business' doesn't create jobs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Samhain View Post
    For me, I'm making 5x what my parents made at this point in their life.
    So with inflation...zero.


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    This issue has been plowed more times than Paris Hilton.
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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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    Re: Hillary Clinton slams trickle-down economics, 'business' doesn't create jobs?

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    How much of the wealth has trickled down to you so far?
    I was never content to wait for the trickle-down from others, I climbed up the ladder with a bucket full of technical education and job skills and did some trading.
    From age 18 to 58 I have always been employed and paying taxes, thanks to our rich Uncle Sam. I traded 12 years of active duty service for 3 years of training and 9 years experience. That made me employable.
    LSS, it is mostly up to the individual to make himself, or herself, employable....
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    Re: Hillary Clinton slams trickle-down economics, 'business' doesn't create jobs?

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    Nobody said any differently. Nice try at a deflection though.

    So how much have you gotten?
    I've done very well, thank you. It's not a deflection to show that the very thing Hillary is decrying is a major source of income for her.

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    Re: Hillary Clinton slams trickle-down economics, 'business' doesn't create jobs?

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    So with inflation...zero.
    According the inflation calculator, no. 5x. I'm young, and my parents are young.

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    Re: Hillary Clinton slams trickle-down economics, 'business' doesn't create jobs?

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    See that is the problem with you conservative types... "poor" dont have anything to invest once they pay for the basics!
    I had an income low enough for me to qualify for food stamps and I managed to save and invest.

    We used an ancient piece of black magic called a "Budget" to perform the "Living on Less Than We Make" rite. Because of our dark powers, we are now on track to retire millionaires.

    Sure I can quantitative them, but you wont accept it, so why bother.
    Plenty of people have quantified the wealthy and poor. For a single example, see below:

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Nick
    What percentage of middle class individuals who started off poor are now rich?
    very few. The middle class has had at best flat income growth the last 30 years. Sure there are a few that made the big time, but they are a very small minority. Where as the top 1% have gotten richer and richer.
    Actually that is a false statistic that assumes or implies that the same individuals stay in the same income brackets for their entire lives. So, for example, all income brackets could remain perfectly flat as far as growth, but individuals who moved up as they aged and then retired would mean that people were, in fact, becoming wealthier, having started poorer.

    In Europe this may be different, but in America the vast majority of our wealthy are actually first-generation wealthy (about 80%) who started off from the lower or middle classes. What we are starting to see here is a bifurcation now where the upper middle class are producing upper middle class offspring and lower income earners are producing lower income earning offspring - but that is the result of major cultural decisions common to each population more than policy.

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    Re: Hillary Clinton slams trickle-down economics, 'business' doesn't create jobs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    Aw, no fun, you changed the title.

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    What leftist politicians try to do, and they are good at it, is to create simple-minded slogans for their simple-minded followers who can then easily digest and understand the message. "War on Women" was great in that regard, despite it being of of the most divisive slogans in American history. But it worked for those who absorb the message easily, believe it, and don''t think any further than that.

    This simple-minded slogan back-fired on her a little but they will soon come up with another which the followers can believe and repeat without ever having to think about it too much.

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    Re: "" style="box-sizing: border-box; border: 0px; vertical-align: bottom;">"" styl

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    Millionth time this thread has been posted.

    Taken out of context and bad idea to pursue.

    Same with "what difference does it make"

    and "you didn't build that"

    It'll blow up in your face, because you'll end up doing something stupid like hosting a Republican National convention under the auspices of "We built that" in a stadium built with public money...

    I don't know who would do something that stupid...
    while i would very much want to agree with you
    this time they have finally seized on something said which deserves to be criticized
    hillary exposed her shallowness when she insisted that businesses do not create jobs
    were she right, that would then tell us that only the government creates jobs. and we know that not to be true
    so yes, they finally snagged one
    and they will wear it out
    let them enjoy it, as it's all they have
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
    once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed

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    Re: Hillary Clinton slams trickle-down economics, 'business' doesn't create jobs?

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    I had an income low enough for me to qualify for food stamps and I managed to save and invest. We used an ancient piece of black magic called a "Budget" to perform the "Living on Less Than We Make" rite. Because of our dark powers, we are now on track to retire millionaires.
    You had a balanced budget? So did my family!!

    There was a quaint phrase once, now obsolete, called "Living within your means". I've done that also and, surprisingly, it wasn't as difficult as it sounds.

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    Re: "" style="box-sizing: border-box; border: 0px; vertical-align: bottom;">"" styl

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    while i would very much want to agree with you
    this time they have finally seized on something said which deserves to be criticized
    hillary exposed her shallowness when she insisted that businesses do not create jobs
    were she right, that would then tell us that only the government creates jobs. and we know that not to be true
    so yes, they finally snagged one
    and they will wear it out
    let them enjoy it, as it's all they have
    Even Justin Bieber's teenage "Beliebers" quit when their guy carried stupidity to an unacceptable level but the Hillaryettes still carry on 'beliebing', without clear reason, and without ever articulating why. Just beliebing is enough.

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    Re: Hillary Clinton slams trickle-down economics, 'business' doesn't create jobs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    What leftist politicians try to do, and they are good at it, is to create simple-minded slogans for their simple-minded followers who can then easily digest and understand the message. "War on Women" was great in that regard, despite it being of of the most divisive slogans in American history. But it worked for those who absorb the message easily, believe it, and don''t think any further than that.

    This simple-minded slogan back-fired on her a little but they will soon come up with another which the followers can believe and repeat without ever having to think about it too much.
    I think you may have hit the "reply" button to the wrong person.

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