posted on Jun, 29 2014 @ 05:37 PM
It's no surprise the "letter from the filthy rich guy" thread is so popular. Hating the rich is very
Many ATS members who posted comments on that thread have know-it-all attitudes, but lack even the most rudimentary grasp of economics. Particularly
annoying are the people who claim that it's simply not possible to get rich without screwing people, stealing, and cheating, and that all rich people
are evil. I personally know a millionaire construction company owner who has helped more people than anyone I know. The guy is literally like a
To be fair, there are some very greedy "elites" out there, in the banking and corporate arenas, who DO lie and cheat and steal. I will be the first
to admit that.
I also noticed people posting comments about how they'd like to participate in the violence when the rich get their come-uppance.
To those people, I'll ask: What if you hit the lottery tomorrow, and suddenly had 50 million dollars? Would you give it all away? Would you even give
half away? You would instantly become a rich person, something you claim to despise so intensely.
This article by Martin Armstrong is right on. Very insightful.
This whole agenda of socialism has sold a Utopian idea that the State is there for the people yet it is run by lawyers following their own
The political forces blame the rich and this merely creates a class warfare with no resolution for the future. Even confiscating all the wealth of
the so-called rich will not sustain the system.
The question is when does society wake up? Just how high will this price be that we have to pay? They will blame the rich and the idiots will cheer
– get them. What will happen when there is no more wealth to hunt? We end up with a communist state by default – no wealth, just career
politicians who blame everyone but themselves.