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    Re: What The Knicks Told LeBron: Come To New York And Make $1 Billion

    Ya know in other systems, where the Elite Smart Gov't types determine who gets what, no athlete get's overpaid, and doctors all get the same pay, so do engineer's, and teachers! I bet Orion and OC would prefer that system...
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    Re: What The Knicks Told LeBron: Come To New York And Make $1 Billion

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    Ya know in other systems, where the Elite Smart Gov't types determine who gets what, no athlete get's overpaid, and doctors all get the same pay, so do engineer's, and teachers! I bet Orion and OC would prefer that system...
    Perhaps you should reread the first post before embarrassing yourself like that. But it is indeed you right to make a fool of yourself. As it is mine to laugh at you.
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    Re: What The Knicks Told LeBron: Come To New York And Make $1 Billion

    I wonder if PBO would say that Lebron is well past the point where he has made enough money.
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    Re: What The Knicks Told LeBron: Come To New York And Make $1 Billion

    Quote Originally Posted by Orion View Post
    In high school I wondered why I had to bust my ass to get good marks for scholarships, and jocks were getting more valuable scholarships to go to the best schools. I respect physical ability but let's face it, athletes don't change the world. They're just entertainment. But as rathi has said, I guess they wouldn't be getting those scholarships if demand weren't so high for pro athletes for the drooling masses.

    I do think our priorities are messed up when teachers, doctors, engineers, and the people who either build civilizations or provide their life blood are left in the dust compared to football or basketball players.
    You are very ignorant. Between the charities and other things athletes do they change the world a lot.

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    Re: What The Knicks Told LeBron: Come To New York And Make $1 Billion

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    Ya know in other systems, where the Elite Smart Gov't types determine who gets what, no athlete get's overpaid, and doctors all get the same pay, so do engineer's, and teachers! I bet Orion and OC would prefer that system...
    No one is saying anything about government mandated standardized pay?

    Stop trolling.

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    Re: What The Knicks Told LeBron: Come To New York And Make $1 Billion

    Quote Originally Posted by pro-bipartisan View Post
    You are very ignorant. Between the charities and other things athletes do they change the world a lot.
    Ignorance means to lack knowledge. I am well aware that athletes run PR campaigns and donation drives. It's one thing to be ignorant, it's quite another to simply disagree that athletes change the world. Most of their charities are very publicized and for their own benefit just as much as they are about the benefit of the given cause.

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    Re: What The Knicks Told LeBron: Come To New York And Make $1 Billion

    So your saying giving millions of dollars to a cause doesn't change the world?

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    Re: What The Knicks Told LeBron: Come To New York And Make $1 Billion

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    I wonder if PBO would say that Lebron is well past the point where he has made enough money.
    Troll much? Stay on topic, this has nothing to do with Obama.



    I too think its absolutely ridiculous that professional athletes make such a fortune...however I can't say I have a problem with it unless it involves tax payer money (to build a new stadium for example).

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    Re: What The Knicks Told LeBron: Come To New York And Make $1 Billion

    Quote Originally Posted by Orion View Post
    No one is saying anything about government mandated standardized pay?

    Stop trolling.
    Oh, NO... no of course you aren't. You're just lamenting Society can't get it's priorities straight. And the only way to get what you want of course, is, through Gov't action, but you didn't SAY that oh no.
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    Re: What The Knicks Told LeBron: Come To New York And Make $1 Billion

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    What kinda of idiot takes a big contract in New York with all those taxes?? I bet if he took a contract in San Antonio for less he'd take home more.
    You forget endorsements and potential franchising.
    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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