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    Re: Rich-Poor gap widening

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Oh no...I dont think so. The numbers continue to climb on the enumployed and welfare rolls. The poor (as YOU pointed out, continue to breed like rabbits, enabled by the wealthy and middle income folks that pay for their services. Sort of counter-evolutionary.

    But...yeah...sure...go on believing that the 'poor' are subsidizing the wealthy by being a drain on society and NOT being effective consumers.
    Why do you assume that all poor people are smelly, lazy leeches who reproduce by the month? Stop with the projections please. That's just as dumb as the assumption that all rich people are evil and greedy.

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    Re: Rich-Poor gap widening

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    if you don't have silly utopian unreality then my comments didn't apply to you
    They didnt apply to many at all really.

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    Re: Rich-Poor gap widening

    Our countries **** education system is a big reason for this.
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    Re: Rich-Poor gap widening

    Quote Originally Posted by Animus View Post
    Why do you assume that all poor people are smelly, lazy leeches who reproduce by the month? Stop with the projections please. That's just as dumb as the assumption that all rich people are evil and greedy.
    I dont presume ALL to be that way. And my preferred description is crippled dependent pets...Im sure you will like that better. I dont lump them ALL together. I believe there is a world of difference between those that truly CANT and those that lay on their backs and piss themselves while they expect the world to take care of them. There are some that truly need a hand-up while there are many more who whine and expect a hand out. Me...Im repulsed by the hand-out set...those that can do for themselves but wont. It frankly pisses me off seeing them on a daily basis and knowing that they continue to drain away resources from those that are truly in need of help. I find it only mildly less annoying that so many peope rush to enable the poor dears and by doing so keep them crippled.

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    Re: Rich-Poor gap widening

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    what is the purpose of a corporation

    to give YOU a job

    or to make the owners money

    reality conflicts with leftwingers utopian unreality

    and if you lefties want jobs you best chill on doing stuff that causes corporations to leave our shores

    pluck the golden goose and it flies away

    no gold egg to fund your government entitlements
    Jobs and money?

    Nevermind the PRODUCT or SERVICE they provide for a cost to the masses?

    THAT should be the base focus and concern for a corporation - when they lose sight of that as key importance then they fall apart. . . as we've seen in the last few decades.
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    Re: Rich-Poor gap widening

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    I read it. There's nothing substantial, only conjecture. Try again to find some real data.
    So let me get this, you offer conjecture, and complain because you get conjecture in return?

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    Re: Rich-Poor gap widening

    well, instead of conjecture one could always simply paste a link from DAVID VINES

    LOL!

    or EZRA KLEIN, the founder of JOURNOLIST

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    Re: Rich-Poor gap widening

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Jobs and money?

    Nevermind the PRODUCT or SERVICE they provide for a cost to the masses?

    THAT should be the base focus and concern for a corporation - when they lose sight of that as key importance then they fall apart. . . as we've seen in the last few decades.
    jobs are nothing more than a corporation trying to obtain a necessary commodity known as LABOR.

    you are right when corporations, or those who whine about them, lose sight of the fact that PROFIT is the main reason for creating a corporation, things go to hell quickly



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    Re: Rich-Poor gap widening

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Jobs and money?

    Nevermind the PRODUCT or SERVICE they provide for a cost to the masses?

    THAT should be the base focus and concern for a corporation - when they lose sight of that as key importance then they fall apart. . . as we've seen in the last few decades.
    Certainly they will fall apart of they don't provide satisfactory goods or services. It happens all the time and it will continue to happen.

    Why is this noteworthy?

    The difference recently is that big government, big business and big unions are all in the same bed. What a racket that is!!

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    Re: Rich-Poor gap widening

    What does any of this have to do with the rich-poor gap widening? I guess I just have two questions for now to anyone who thinks it is ok:

    1) Would you agree that the increasing/decreasing tax rates have clear affects on the rich/poor gap?
    2) Are things better now and at the turn of the 20th century than they were in the middle of the 20th century?

    In case you forgot, here is that graph again (I appear to have lost the link to my original source but here is another):

    Wealth And Inequality In America


    Hopefully someone can find a better income tax link than my wikipedia one:



    Other credible links on the widening income gap.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/29/bu...4.5075504.html
    Inequality in America: The rich, the poor and the growing gap between them | The Economist

    And a few more charts for fun:


    More proof that cash flows up hill. If you give tax breaks to the wealthy, they keep the money.
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