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originally posted by: CAPT PROTON
Here's an idea that makes my friend foam at the mouth and he's not even close to wealthy, and that is to place a cap on the amount of wealth a person can have. A few hundred million ought to do it, as most of us will never see that much money anyway. The rich are hoarding cash. And when they do that, that takes money out of the system that others can earn. Taxes are supposed to claw that money back for the little people to use, but the wealthy have found ways around that. The wealthy are nothing but hoarders, which is a clear psychological disorder, because they are accumulating wealth that they have no intention of ever letting go if they can help it because they have fear of being poor, basically.
originally posted by: asmall89
a reply to: WTFover
And as a side note I forgot to add with my first reply. I understand that the majority of the wealthy aren't our enemies and many have contributed positively to society and worked hard to earn their wealth.
However it's the small few who are corrupt and support a corrupt system that give the rest a bad name. Banking has become a bloated out of control monster who benefits the rich the most. Secondly they have their hands in the pockets of our politicians who influence the policies of this country. The current policies are destroying the middle class and creating a wealth gap, who do you think people are going to blame?
Heavy hangs the head that wears the crown.
originally posted by: arjunanda
“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. ...We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of. This is a logical result.......”
-- Edward L. Bernays, Propaganda 1928
originally posted by: WTFover
a reply to: asmall89
With respect, asmall89, the debtors have enslaved themselves. I was one of them. Not once, in all my years of borrowing money, was I forced to sign a loan agreement...
originally posted by: Ex_MislTech
I have no argument or protest with the honest capitalist.
I have argument with the ppl who parked $32 trillion offshore.