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What Constitutes Greed? (And More!)

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posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 10:11 PM
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originally posted by: crazyewok

originally posted by: burdman30ott6

originally posted by: Subaeruginosa
Either that, or deal with the destruction and violence that will enviably occur from ignoring those in need.


Bring it. Threats are a piss poor reason to change behavior and ideologies.


Rather short sighted.

The 1% are the one percent as they are out numbered 100 to 1.

Being in that group myself scares the # out me.
I hope if SHTF the mob goes after the 0.01% who have caused the problems and leave the upper middle class alone....i certainly wont stand in the way of the mob and ripping the politicians and bankers appart away.

One thing history teaches and thats if the economic sitation gets so dire the mobs riots, thats it game over!


At least you are a realist....
Good luck woke.... It is coming, I know, I am the other guy, it is everyday talk on the streets... The have nots have had enough..... It is about to go ...

You are not a bad person... Plz prepare you and yours, I know you meant well, hell I will fight to defend you honestly, but it is coming....

Just keep you head down and your powder dry!!!




posted on Sep, 10 2015 @ 09:54 AM
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originally posted by: johnwick
Hundreds of billions in profits over cost per year obviously...

Wasn't that obvious???

Yet only those not actually doing the profit generation get all the money.......

How does that seem right to you?


Because it is #ed up up really bad by any standards that involves both being a complete Greece driven piece of absolute #!!!!!!

In 2015, Walmart made $16.18 billion in net profits. That is approx $7,354 / employee / year. (Walmart employs 2.2 million persons globally.)

The average US Walmart associate employee (floor staff) was paid $8.81/hour at 34 hours/week for a yearly total of $15,576.

Walmart employees earn 2.1 times as much as Walmart does, per hour of their labour.

Interesting.
edit on 10-9-2015 by peck420 because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 10 2015 @ 10:15 AM
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originally posted by: Subaeruginosa

originally posted by: burdman30ott6

originally posted by: Subaeruginosa
Either that, or deal with the destruction and violence that will enviably occur from ignoring those in need.


Bring it. Threats are a piss poor reason to change behavior and ideologies.


Its only a piss poor excuse if you can afford 24/7 armed guards and 10 foot security fencing around your property.

I mean, lets face it. That'd be the the only reason you'd be able to own a 55 inch plasma screen tv, without having it swiped. if it wasn't for welfare entitlements.... lol.


You know those 1% you are so mad at?

Yeah, they can afford the security you talk about, and when you rise up, you'll leave them untouched because of it and you'll come after those of us who can't afford it but still appear to have so much more than you. You take us out and the true bad guys will be untouched and they'll take you over and then the kid gloves come off.

You know why?

Because you will have destroyed the last remaining obstacle in their way - the middle class.



posted on Sep, 10 2015 @ 10:43 AM
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originally posted by: ketsuko

originally posted by: Subaeruginosa

originally posted by: burdman30ott6

originally posted by: Subaeruginosa
Either that, or deal with the destruction and violence that will enviably occur from ignoring those in need.


Bring it. Threats are a piss poor reason to change behavior and ideologies.


Its only a piss poor excuse if you can afford 24/7 armed guards and 10 foot security fencing around your property.

I mean, lets face it. That'd be the the only reason you'd be able to own a 55 inch plasma screen tv, without having it swiped. if it wasn't for welfare entitlements.... lol.


You know those 1% you are so mad at?

Yeah, they can afford the security you talk about, and when you rise up, you'll leave them untouched because of it and you'll come after those of us who can't afford it but still appear to have so much more than you. You take us out and the true bad guys will be untouched and they'll take you over and then the kid gloves come off.

You know why?

Because you will have destroyed the last remaining obstacle in their way - the middle class.


HA

Your likely even more right as the Politico and neo aristocracy class like the Rothschild, Rockfellers, Bushes, Obama , clintons, Chenenys, Goldsmiths and all the other in the group wont even be in the country! They will fly out to some safe island they own or retreat in Switzerland .

All the will be left will be us....the Lawyers, Scientists, Doctors, Accountants and medium level business owners, the ones who live well but dont have the means to just flee.....the ones who keep our country economies and society's running but are not guilty of greed and corruption the mob will accuse us off.

And like all most all revolutions, the mob will be too stupid to realize this and take there anger out at us when it becomes clear the ones actually guilty will be out of there reach!

Just look at what happend to the middle classes in the Russian "revolution".



posted on Sep, 10 2015 @ 11:03 AM
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a reply to: ketsuko

But the American middle class are just a bunch of stupid compliant slaves. Just as much as the rest of the people in the Western world, who are living under the poverty line.

I mean, the 'so called' middle class in the United States are currently suffering just as much as anyone else. But even with all there 'gun rights', they're still to weak to stand up and demand that the 1% establish a state of equality within society.

Most middle class Americans are just far to occupied with whats going on with the Kardashian's, to even bother utilizing there 'right to bear arms' for anything else... Except for a totally over inflated developed world homicide rate.

The whole situation is a complete joke!



posted on Sep, 15 2015 @ 03:47 AM
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originally posted by: Subaeruginosa
a reply to: Metallicus

Never said any thing about corporations being charities.

Just saying that it makes no sense that Mcdonald's (for example), can pay $16US an hour and make a killing in one country, then claim they couldn't possibly make a profit by paying more than $7.20US an hour in another country.

Obviously, these corporations could easily afforded to pay a much higher minimum wage than they claim to be able too.


Ya ever bought a burger combo in Norway ? I have. It cost me $18 there last December.

Which by the way, I am perfectly ok with. But you need to understand the big picture of economic theory before popping off about certain individual segments. The entire thing works as a whole.

I really wish more people would open their minds to reading something like ATLAS SHRUGGED, just to get a simplified understanding of how the world works. I disagree with Ayn Rand on a lot of things, but regardless of your political feelings, the book really breaks down some basics.



posted on Sep, 15 2015 @ 04:13 AM
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a reply to: Subaeruginosa

Let's examine that "equality" you're calling for... The 1% accounts for 40% of the wealth in America and last year they paid 47% of the taxes... The top 20% of America accounted for just a bit over 50% of the wealth and paid 84% of the taxes...

Seems like it's the bottom 80%, holding 50% of the country's wealth while only paying 15% of the taxes, that needs to get a little taste of equality... As in shouldering their fair share for a change.



posted on Sep, 15 2015 @ 08:18 PM
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originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: Subaeruginosa

Let's examine that "equality" you're calling for... The 1% accounts for 40% of the wealth in America and last year they paid 47% of the taxes... The top 20% of America accounted for just a bit over 50% of the wealth and paid 84% of the taxes...

Seems like it's the bottom 80%, holding 50% of the country's wealth while only paying 15% of the taxes, that needs to get a little taste of equality... As in shouldering their fair share for a change.


Hey look, it's some who actually gets it!!



posted on Oct, 25 2015 @ 09:21 PM
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There is a difference between "Laws for safety of the public", "greed" and "survival mode". Do you want to see someone getting high on drugs running a nuclear power plant?

"Greed on the hand, has no boundaries."
If you take away the money, they will follow objects(gold), if you take away the objects, they would horde the lands(farm fields).

There is also such as thing called "power monger". That is a form of greed. Attempting to be number and control everyone else. I think this definition fits the world governments.

Survival mode on the hand would be more of hunger and fear of dying due to lack of shelter. When you got to eat, you got to eat. Today, you need to trade for food like always. This is the reason why people sometimes steal. There is no farm for them to farm at. There is no way for them to find food other than purchasing them. People, just can't live without shelter like Animals. It is too cold for us especially in winter. A lot of people these days(especially rich) are afraid of losing their shelter(homes). This leads to "get rich or die trying" survival mode for them.

Government relies on military for survival and if they can't pay the soldiers, how can the country survive? This is the very reason why we have taxes. If we live like the past that everyone is a soldiers we would have less taxes and less financial problem, but possibility of increase war mongers due to greed(if those corrupt enough doesn't get kicked out) just like Nazi Germany. If I was training/teaching soldiers, I'd shoot ignorant and war monger soldiers in the foot and send them to the military hospital.
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