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    Re: Were the Bush Tax Cuts Good for Growth?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    You are unfamiliar with the concept of revolution?
    Oh please start a revolution--pretty please. when you get ready let me know.



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    Re: Were the Bush Tax Cuts Good for Growth?

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    What is the purpose of the rich then? And I would love to see objective authoritative sources backing up whatever you may opt to claim.
    in a free country such a stupid question would not need asking.



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    Re: Were the Bush Tax Cuts Good for Growth?

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    To relieve the poor of there money
    "there money" hmmm. that is a rather silly comment. I thought the poor don't have money and thus cannot afford to pay taxes to fund all the government services they use.



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    Re: Were the Bush Tax Cuts Good for Growth?

    I think that is the absurdity he was trying to get your attention with.

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    Re: Were the Bush Tax Cuts Good for Growth?

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    What is the purpose of the rich then? And I would love to see objective authoritative sources backing up whatever you may opt to claim.
    The rich don't exist for any purpose, they are just there, like any economic class. This is like asking why rocks exist or why air exists. It just does.

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    Re: Were the Bush Tax Cuts Good for Growth?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    in a free country such a stupid question would not need asking.
    Well please oh teacher of law and government, give us the short answer then.
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    Re: Were the Bush Tax Cuts Good for Growth?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Well please oh teacher of law and government, give us the short answer then.
    someone beat me to it. Tell me (former?) dem operative. why do you spend so much time campaigning for the government to take more wealth of your fellow citizens?



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    Re: Were the Bush Tax Cuts Good for Growth?

    [QUOTE=haymarket;1059114304]
    The future is a blank slate upon nothing is yet written. History tells us that when society becomes too far tilted towards the rich and powerful that there is a correction. Sometimes that correction can take place within the peaceful guidelines of the established order. Sometimes it does not. I believe the book ANATOMY OF A REVOLUTION explains this far better than I could.
    And according to the samples i just read these revolutions, with the exception of the American Revolution (so far) turned to dictatorships and chaos. If any Americans are planning a revolution they had best consider the possible consequences first.

    I see people here... and not just here ... but on sites like this and in bars and colleges all over the land who believe so deeply in ideology. They subscribe to isms and axioms and belief systems. To me, that is all crap.
    Sure it is, but these are students, they are in the learning process. Expect them to have dimwitted opinions..
    i happen to think that America is a really neat place... maybe the place place ever. And I think the key to that is a thriving and large middle class which is the straw that stirs the drink. And I shudder and want to cry when I see the middle class shrinking and the gains of the 20th century under attack all in the name of goddamn ideology.
    Of course the middle class will shrink as the government grows larger. That is to be expected. And that is the biggest reason why taxes have to be kept at a moderate level, as do services. It wasn't Socialism that made America great, and where the middle class became the largest in the world. But turn left and the middle will shrink because it has to. Even if the government were to take all the money from the rich it wouldn't be near enough to pay for what the government spends in one week.

    I see people here and elsewhere who worship money like a god and think that we are still in the late 18th century.
    And that is their right, just as it is your right to ignore or abstain from wealth. You are free to move in either direction, or stay just where you are.. That freedom, and consequent responsibility, is a difficult thing for many to accept, once they get dependent on the government looking after them,
    They kiss the posterior of the rich and crave to be rich themselves so they can piss upon the rest of us. I see people talk about the problems of the lower classes but probably have not spent a day being a minority at any time in their life in any situation. I feel sorrow for these people and I feel contempt for them.
    Perhaps you should just ignore them and get on with your own life.
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    Re: Were the Bush Tax Cuts Good for Growth?

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    The rich don't exist for any purpose, they are just there, like any economic class. This is like asking why rocks exist or why air exists. It just does.

    The rich exist to relieve the poor of their financial burdens.

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    Re: Were the Bush Tax Cuts Good for Growth?

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    The rich exist to relieve the poor of their financial burdens.
    what do the poor pay in return for such grand service?



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