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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    Six figure retirement income and you call him a Marxist.
    Please post the link where I called him a marxist. Thanks in advance.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

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    apdst doesn't understand the many ways to accumulate retirement income. He thinks drawing a company retirement (small), AND social security AND navy retirement all at once is illegal. Millions of people are doing it, have been for a long, long time...
    Well, I know enough to know that if you're drawing all that retirement and your full social security benefit, then you're either lieing about it so you can look cool, or you are defrauding the government, because SS bennies are based on income. Which is it?
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by UtahBill View Post
    Almost goes without saying, the main cause of "poor" is lack of education, whether it is the fault of the kid, the parents, the schools, whatever.
    There are several ways to succeed, but almost always the best way is thru education.
    Many poor don't see the value of education, many rich just want to pay for their own kids and let the rest remain ignorant.
    We have had so much progress in technology in the last few decades, it is understandable that the education system is lagging in its responsibilities. Hopefully the public will acknowledge that and demand more from govt. Certainly the curriculum needs massaging.
    The main cause of, "poor", is a lack of motivation. Anyone that isn't motivated enough to make it without an education, isn't going to motivated enough to make it with and education, or even put out enough to get and education.
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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The main cause of, "poor", is a lack of motivation. Anyone that isn't motivated enough to make it without an education, isn't going to motivated enough to make it with and education, or even put out enough to get and education.
    Are you speaking for "all the poor" or just yourself?

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The main cause of, "poor", is a lack of motivation. Anyone that isn't motivated enough to make it without an education, isn't going to motivated enough to make it with and education, or even put out enough to get and education.
    The main cause of poor is the fact that this country is making 1% profit increase a year. But the rich folks see 5% more a year. The money has got to be coming from somewhere. How about the only people left....thier employees. By the way, the post I quoted might need an editor or tutor or someone to take a look. A Southern Louisiana Conservative veteran talking about poor people being poor because of a lack of education? You should know about the poor. You've seen them oversees I'm sure. You've seen them in La, I'm sure. Is it really a lack of motivation? All the while, there's a statistic in your face telling you where the money is coming from in regards to the rich making more. It comes from us. But they are entitled to to our money. Because their businesses are doing poorly. And our economy is doing poorly. But they are educated. I guess.
    Last edited by JakeFromWI; 10-04-10 at 09:50 PM.
    and so it goes...

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    Are you speaking for "all the poor" or just yourself?
    I'm not poor. What's your point?
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Please post the link where I called him a marxist. Thanks in advance.
    Your quite welcome

    Let me refer you to post #389 where you bolded the following text from UtahBill (Think of it as dues paid for the privilege of living in such a nice country, with real opportunities for anyone willing to do their share of the work on the road to success.) and made the following statement.

    That almost sounds like something that Karl Maex would say.
    Now the wiggling starts eh?
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    The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by JakeFromWI View Post
    And I wonder how many dollars more CEO's get than what they need to be paid.
    some CEO's are grossly overpaid. that is a matter for the shareholders and directors to worry about. Not you.



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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by JakeFromWI View Post
    The main cause of poor is the fact that this country is making 1% profit increase a year. But the rich folks see 5% more a year. The money has got to be coming from somewhere. How about the only people left....thier employees. By the way, the post I quoted might need an editor or tutor or someone to take a look. A Southern Louisiana Conservative veteran talking about poor people being poor because of a lack of education? You should know about the poor. You've seen them oversees I'm sure. You've seen them in La, I'm sure. Is it really a lack of motivation? All the while, there's a statistic in your face telling you where the money is coming from in regards to the rich making more. It comes from us. But they are entitled to to our money. Because their businesses are doing poorly. And our economy is doing poorly. But they are educated. I guess.
    Yes, I have and 90% of the poor folks I've seen are poor, because of the choices they made in life. Most of that 90% made the choice to be a buncha ****-offs all their lives and/or sit on the porch waiting for the mail man to bring that big payoff.

    I'm not educated. In fact, numerous people on this forume have claimed that I'm stupid as hell--refer to Moot's ast post. One member even went so far as to say that that I'm, "An embarressment to all black people with an IQ above 75", and I seem to have gone out in the world and done fairly good for myself. Now, if someone as dumb as myself can make it, what the **** is everyone else's excuse?
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    Your quite welcome

    Let me refer you to post #389 where in you bolded the following text from UtahBill (Think of it as dues paid for the privilege of living in such a nice country, with real opportunities for anyone willing to do their share of the work on the road to success.) and made the following statement.



    Now the wiggling starts eh?
    Ok, glad we got that cleared up. It's proven: I didn't call him a Marxist, only that his comments resembled those made by Karl Marx. Looks like I'm not the only poor lad that is confused. Eh?
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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