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    Re: Should every poor person have to give a pound of their own flesh to a rich person

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Lets be honest Luna...you are misstating reality. The reality is that 47% dont give even an ounce, let alone a pound, and the top 1% give 35 pounds....thats the heart, a kidney, an arm, and maybe a leg from the knee down. If this is all about 'fair share' and dramatics shouldnt it at least be close to accurate?
    That sounds fair since the top 1% has redistributed the wealth to itself in a greater sum than the bottom 50% have put together.

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    Re: Should every poor person have to give a pound of their own flesh to a rich person

    Quote Originally Posted by MKULTRABOY View Post
    That sounds fair since the top 1% has redistributed the wealth to itself in a greater sum than the bottom 50% have put together.
    the socialist definition of redistribute means to earn wealth while ignoring the real definition-the government taking wealth from those who earned it and giving it to others to buy their votes



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    Re: Should every poor person have to give a pound of their own flesh to a rich person

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    the socialist definition of redistribute means to earn wealth while ignoring the real definition-the government taking wealth from those who earned it and giving it to others to buy their votes
    No, youre going by the historical examples of nations that were forced to cannibalize themselves while they attempted to throw of the shackles of western financial and economic dominance. Do you nay have any other revisions of political vocabulary of the English language to bestow upon us mortals?

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    Re: Should every poor person have to give a pound of their own flesh to a rich person

    Quote Originally Posted by MKULTRABOY View Post
    That sounds fair since the top 1% has redistributed the wealth to itself in a greater sum than the bottom 50% have put together.
    Consider the effort you are putting into your life and what you are getting out of it. maybe...again...JUST maybe...the problem isnt the very successful. MAYBE the problem is the man in the mirror.

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    Re: Should every poor person have to give a pound of their own flesh to a rich person

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Having computer problems or ... ?
    Just emphasis to show confusion and....disbelief
    "The misery of being exploited by capitalists is nothing compared to the misery of not being exploited at all" - Joan Robinson
    "The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries" - Winston Churchill

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    Re: Should every poor person have to give a pound of their own flesh to a rich person

    the rich pay more because they are purchasing a society in which to make wealth for themselves. without society, most of the top one percent wouldn't have an environment conducive to wealth generation. and without society, the vast majority wouldn't allow such a small percent to own such a large percentage of the resources.

    the rich get a pretty good deal, and would still get a pretty good deal if the top rate were set at what it was in the 90s. that we should do this is intuitively obvious.

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    Re: Should every poor person have to give a pound of their own flesh to a rich person

    Quote Originally Posted by Helix View Post
    the rich pay more because they are purchasing a society in which to make wealth for themselves. without society, most of the top one percent wouldn't have an environment conducive to wealth generation. and without society, the vast majority wouldn't allow such a small percent to own such a large percentage of the resources.

    the rich get a pretty good deal, and would still get a pretty good deal if the top rate were set at what it was in the 90s. that we should do this is intuitively obvious.
    And once you take their wealth...THEN what? Your federal government has already proved money doesnt create jobs or sustain wealth and they are REAL good at running up debt. Jack up the taxes, the wealthy will simply invest in foreign markets.

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    Re: Should every poor person have to give a pound of their own flesh to a rich person

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    the socialist definition of redistribute means to earn wealth while ignoring the real definition-the government taking wealth from those who earned it and giving it to others to buy their votes.... ridiculous ! straight from rush limbaugh...
    Bull feces

    Overcharging for goods and services is NOT "creating" wealth.

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    Re: Should every poor person have to give a pound of their own flesh to a rich person

    Quote Originally Posted by Helix View Post
    the rich pay more because they are purchasing a society in which to make wealth for themselves. without society, most of the top one percent wouldn't have an environment conducive to wealth generation. and without society, the vast majority wouldn't allow such a small percent to own such a large percentage of the resources.

    the rich get a pretty good deal, and would still get a pretty good deal if the top rate were set at what it was in the 90s. that we should do this is intuitively obvious.
    To all but the greedy conservatives, who seem to want it all...thus destroying our economy completely..

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    Re: Should every poor person have to give a pound of their own flesh to a rich person

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    And once you take their wealth...THEN what?
    taxing the wealthiest at 1990s rates is hardly "taking their wealth."

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