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Ramiz Z 3 hours ago
For the last three hours i have been reading comments on this article. Whats amazing numerous people have stated that no one expects a low wage worker to make as much or more money as someone as a CEO or CFO or a Doctor or a Lawyer etc.All People want is to have enough for basic living needs but many idiots have the courage to even deny that. WOW. I'm astonished. Some keep mentioning socialism and sharing the wealth etc. some have called for others to go live in Russia etc. Let me just state the reason why U.S.S.R collapsed. THE U.S.S.R COLLAPSED BECAUSE OF GREED AND CORRUPTION IN GOVERNMENT (SOMETHING THAT'S ON THE RISE HERE IF YOU HAVE NOT NOTICED). Kind of similar faith what is awaiting us. For all of those that want to keep denying others decent living needs i have a question for you. What do you think that a mother or a father will do when they have no money no job ( or have job that pays peanuts) but their kids are hungry, sick, cold etc. Those people (in most cases) first try to do everything in their power to provide for their families in good honest way. When they see that a society has failed them they turn to crime. As the number of these individuals keeps growing what do you think will happen? Number of people on food stamps is almost at 50 million!!! That is almost 1 out of 6 people in U.S.Unfortunately this will continue to rise. What do you think will happen when that number reaches 100 million or 200 million or even higher. Now most of these are not your lazy deadbeats( as some will try to paint the picture) but working mothers and fathers trying to feed their kids but keep failing because the laws are made to benefit the ones that already have everything . What do you think will Happen when the government goes bankrupt, and can no longer raise the debt ceiling to pay for food stamps, medicaid, medicare,ssi etc.??? When that 50 million, 100 million, 200 million or more have no more means of supporting their families? Do you really want to live in the environment or a country where your next door neighbor might shoot you for 5 dollars so he can buy a loaf of bread for his kids. They cannot put 300 million people in jail. Our jails are already too full as is, and we are releasing criminals because it costs too much now what do you think will happen when 50% of our population turns to crime just to survive?Where will you hide? You can not. This type of inequality is what starts the Riots. Great Empires have fallen because of greed and corruption (Rome). To think that we will survive is nothing else but ignorance. This used to be a best country to live in ( It might still be ) but we are on a steep slide and are going down fast. You might think that you are fine because you are wealthy enough but once again what happens when you have thousands coming at your door to take what you have. We are walking a very thin line and we have to be really careful not to destroy what was given to us by our fathers and grandfathers. As each day passes there are less and less people that can support them selves. we are at a boiling point even though some economist will say that the economy looks better then ever. It does but for who? For few on the Top. While an average family is fighting for their very existence and unfortunately due to the corrupt system failing...
Or, more likely, it was the collapse of the Occupy Wall Street "uprising" turned the whole idea of any political solution into just another waste of time street theater sideshow.
These people probably have no real awareness of what's gathering around them.