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This is why I hate socialists

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posted on Dec, 7 2017 @ 03:23 PM
a reply to: yorkshirelad

Sir, our taxes directly contribute to the infrastructure.

posted on Dec, 7 2017 @ 07:50 PM

originally posted by: ShadeWolf
a reply to: bloodymarvelous

So what, kill everyone you don't think works hard enough? Great plan, let's start with the CEOs and stockbrokers who haven't done a day's work in their entire lives. Maybe then the bankers who just shuffle imaginary money around. And hey, without those idiots around hoarding all the world's resources, we'll have enough to give people a decent quality of life.

But that's not what you mean at all, is it? We all know what dogwhistle you're blowing with this kind of talk.

Hollywood tells a story of the "lazy CEO". But if you get your information from Hollywood, then you are quite literally living in a fantasy.

Real private sector CEO's typically have a PHD in a field relevant to their industry, or they are the person who started the company, and usually they work more hours than your basic 40. If you look up Intel, Google, or Microsoft's upper corporate people, most of them are seriously talented engineers.

On the other hand, in the government contracting world, you get a lot of former cabinet members being offered CEO or board positions where they get to play golf a lot. (Usually companies that they arranged fat contracts for while in office.)

Which of those two groups do you think gets their taxes raised when the government decides to tax corporate profits?

posted on Dec, 7 2017 @ 09:04 PM
a reply to: DBCowboy

1. It might actually be a tax cut.

Might and Magic or what exactly is your game here?

You will love socialists once they explained how exactly you have been screwed with this oligarchs wet dream of a deal. Which is sad. SAD!

posted on Dec, 7 2017 @ 09:44 PM
a reply to: DBCowboy

I spent some time in the U.K as a youth.
The basic health/education program was
actually impressive. 1980's timeline.
Dental plans were lacking though.

But overall a fairly decent system.
However, I notice that the standard of living
was much lower than here in the United States at the time.
I can't honestly comment on the conditions currently.

I don't wish to see anyone suffering and dying on the street.
So therefore I believe in basic social "safety net".
However, fraud,corruption,abuse,and political bias must
be eliminated for such a system to function properly.

The above mentioned flaws have thrived for decades.
The fact that there is no "Free Lunch" has clearly been forgotten.
The Propaganda Machine spews "Social Marxism" as the answer.
The very existence and future of The Global Corporate Conglomerate
requires "Useful Idiot Consumers".

Open borders chaos and consumption are money makers for them.
They have no allegiance to ANY country.
Unless it is financially beneficial to them.
Most important fact to remember, They Do Not Care About You .
The method used to retain their position is to keep you fighting
amongs't yourselves when you do not even know why.

"They" are the real losers.
Just Watch and bear witness.
The flames will grow higher and higher.


posted on Dec, 10 2017 @ 04:21 PM
The trouble with communism is that people always think the rich have unlimited wealth. They're richer than we are, but they're not infinity rich.

That' s why the Soviet system never really met the needs of its citizens. Even after redistributing everything from everyone, and putting limits on how much money a person could personally own so nobody would later on be able to amass a fortune, there just plain wasn't enough.

The 1% control half the world's money, but they don't control half of its actual wealth. Most of that "net worth" is in the form of stocks and stuff that can't really be converted into wealth. It just looks like it can on paper. There are billionaires in China who's whole fortune is in US dollars that they can't convert into Chinese Yuan to spend in their own country without affecting the exchange rate.

Most of these fortunes are just a great big "paper tiger" (which literally exists only on paper). They're just hoping the bluff holds up long enough for their great grand kids to be able to inherit some of it.
edit on 10-12-2017 by bloodymarvelous because: (no reason given)

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