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    Re: Over 90% of the income gains in the first year of the recovery went to the top 1%

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Correct. Some people think the point of business is to employ people.
    You confuse the goal of a business with the goal of having a sustainable society for 311 million people.

    If you care about such a goal that is.
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    Re: Over 90% of the income gains in the first year of the recovery went to the top 1%

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    You confuse the goal of a business with the goal of having a sustainable society for 311 million people.
    No, it would appear that YOU are confused in that way.

    The goal of a for-profit business is profit.
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    Re: Over 90% of the income gains in the first year of the recovery went to the top 1%

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Correct. Some people think the point of business is to employ people.


    Many lefties think that corporations exist to

    1) provide the parasites in government with tax dollars

    2) provide people with jobs

    3) and healthcare or health insurance

    Its amazing how clueless so many are

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    Re: Over 90% of the income gains in the first year of the recovery went to the top 1%

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    You confuse the goal of a business with the goal of having a sustainable society for 311 million people.

    If you care about such a goal that is.
    One of the main strategies of the socialist left is pretending everything they want is for the "benefit of society" or

    "the greater good"


    or to "promote democracy"


    its all horsepoop of course-lefties are just as self centered and greedy as anyone and often more so since they demand OTHERS pay for the stuff they want to take credit for

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    Re: Over 90% of the income gains in the first year of the recovery went to the top 1%

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    No, it would appear that YOU are confused in that way.

    The goal of a for-profit business is profit.
    Your response in now way shape or from makes any sense with my post in front of it.

    I stated very clearly that while profit without jobs may indeed be a goal of business it could NOT be the goal of a sustainable society for 311 million people.

    Your reply attacking me made no sense at all.
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    Re: Over 90% of the income gains in the first year of the recovery went to the top 1%

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    One of the main strategies of the socialist left is pretending everything they want is for the "benefit of society" or

    "the greater good"


    or to "promote democracy"


    its all horsepoop of course-lefties are just as self centered and greedy as anyone and often more so since they demand OTHERS pay for the stuff they want to take credit for
    So you have no concern for how important economic issues do indeed impact the greater good?

    You have no concern for how important economic issues do for or work against our democratic values?

    You have no concern for how important economic issues are or work against the greater good?
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    Re: Over 90% of the income gains in the first year of the recovery went to the top 1%

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    So you have no concern for how important economic issues do indeed impact the greater good?

    You have no concern for how important economic issues do for or work against our democratic values?

    You have no concern for how important economic issues are or work against the greater good?
    I have no concern for what far leftwingers say is good for the country because I know what they want is bad for the USA and bad for our freedom

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    Re: Over 90% of the income gains in the first year of the recovery went to the top 1%

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    I have no concern for what far leftwingers say is good for the country because I know what they want is bad for the USA and bad for our freedom
    That is NOT what I asked you.

    So you have no concern for how important economic issues do indeed impact the greater good?

    You have no concern for how important economic issues do for or work against our democratic values?

    You have no concern for how important economic issues are or work against the greater good?
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    Re: Over 90% of the income gains in the first year of the recovery went to the top 1%

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    That is NOT what I asked you.

    So you have no concern for how important economic issues do indeed impact the greater good?

    You have no concern for how important economic issues do for or work against our democratic values?

    You have no concern for how important economic issues are or work against the greater good?
    I have massive concern for the pestilence of socialism that has been inflicted on our great nation and I worry about how America is deteriorating since the scourge of the New Deal infected this once great nation

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    Re: Over 90% of the income gains in the first year of the recovery went to the top 1%

    Quote Originally Posted by OpportunityCost View Post
    Most of us on the right from a fiscal perspective were against the stimulus. I dont know what point you are trying to prove other than we shouldn't have spent it. Corporate cronyism is rampant in both parties.

    The far left thinks more government in everything is good, which means more cronyism or lessen the impact of government so its got its hand in fewer things.

    Oh and look the top 10% makes up 70% of the income taxes on 45% of the AGI.
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    ... which is as expected under a progressive tax system.

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