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Republican's are happier, make more money and own more homes

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posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 06:10 PM
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I thought this might be relevant to today's political climate and the attacks on the right. I'm not surprised though when you take a look at the history of the Republican party.

History.com



The Republican Party began as a coalition of anti-slavery Conscience Whigs and Free Soil Democrats opposed to the Kansas–Nebraska Act, submitted to Congress by Stephen Douglas in January 1854. The Act opened Kansas Territory and Nebraska Territory to slavery and future admission as slave states, thus implicitly repealing the prohibition on slavery in territory north of 36° 30′ latitude, which had been part of the Missouri Compromise. This change was viewed by Free Soil and abolitionist Northerners as an aggressive, expansionist maneuver by the slave-owning South.


Yup, basically the Republican party was start to oppose slavery, I know that bugs you but oh well, your feelings don't matter.



The new party went well beyond the issue of slavery in the territories. It envisioned modernizing the United States—emphasizing giving free western land to farmers ("free soil") as opposed to letting slave owners buy up the best lands, expanded banking, more railroads and factories. They vigorously argued that free market labor was superior to slavery and the very foundation of civic virtue and true republicanism—this was the "Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men" ideology.[2]


Imagine that, in today's world the Democrat's are trying to enslave everyone into a socialist / communist police state again and here we are the Republican's once again having to fight for everyones freedom all over again. That must really bother you lefties who want to enslave the most productive sector of our society so you can steal from one to give to another.

Debt.org



Part of the American Dream is having a spouse and children, and Republicans attain that aspect in large numbers. Sixty percent of married men vote Republican, along with 55 percent of married women. Additionally, 53 percent of families with children younger than 18 identify as Republican. This focus on traditional family values may explain in part why only 23 percent of gay, lesbian or bisexual individuals identify as Republican.


Imagine that, conservatives have higher rates of successful marriages, am I surprised? Not at all. Considering the conservatives base their philosophy on a core set of principles rather than changing their position based on what Trump does. No surprise there.



Financially, Republicans fare better than either Democrats or Independents, and tend to identify themselves as such. Republican candidates gain a significantly higher percentage of votes from individuals with incomes over $50,000 per year, and the advantage increases along with the income level, to a height of 63 percent of individuals earning $200,000 or more a year supporting Republicans. This level is the direct inverse of individuals earning less than $15,000 a year, who support Democrats at 63 percent and Republicans at only 36 percent.


Incredible, their work ethic and core principles lead to higher incomes as well. Amazing.



Republicans have higher well-being than Democrats or Independents. A well-being survey looks at things like workplace perceptions, access to basic necessities and physical health. Interestingly, the one area Democrats outperformed Republicans in one such study was in life evaluation — meaning that Democrats may be doing worse than Republicans in terms of well-being, but they aren’t bothered by it as much as Republicans.


Oh look at that, once again the core values of conservatism leads to higher rates of not only marriage and financial success but overall happiness.



On average, Republicans are more charitable financially and otherwise than either Democrats or Independents. Despite the perception that they’re stingy — either because of personal wealth or policy positions that don’t advocate for a government-backed public safety net — numerous studies have found American Republicans to be among the most generous people on earth, and not just financially. Republicans also provide more volunteer hours and donate blood more frequently.


Wow! Not surprised. Conservatives give more to charity and participate more in charitable organizations. Guess that's why the lazy Dim's want to force us to give up more of our hard earned time and money to help even more people that they refuse to help.

Anyway, let the triggering and delusional not grounded in reality based rhetoric of the left begin.
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posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 06:16 PM
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Great post!

But...be careful with all those facts.



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 06:19 PM
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a reply to: kyleplatinum

Don't want Maxine Waters or any other Hollywood or lefty types calling for violence against me for simply providing information.



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 06:34 PM
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a reply to: toysforadults

Yes, you are the biggest threat to "the left's" diabolical plan. You win the day.



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 06:48 PM
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I'm on the boards of a couple of non profits and will say libs seldom hang around when the going gets tough. Lots of stories and I'll just leave it at that. Generally the line is I don't do %^^$$ for anybody for nothing.




Myself 60 still working with a nice home, cabin and small farm.
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posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 06:50 PM
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The charity part I always find interesting. Not only do conservatives pay for the left's forcible charity (taxes for welfare programs), they also donate time and money to charitable causes on top of all that.

Yet leftists incessantly attack conservatives with charges of greed and selfishness.

There isn't a leftist I know that would care to lift a f# finger for anyone else except if there was something in it for himself.




posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 06:56 PM
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a reply to: NthOther

Left = GIVE ME.



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 06:59 PM
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We have members who the first thing they do with new volunteers is talk politics just to feel them out. It's always they want to know why everything is locked up and they have to have permission to access certain areas. After a few gatherings and they say they need more respect, they gone. The most recent was caught trying to plug a phone in outside the office at the junction box. He said he was checking to make sure it worked because he used to work for a phone company.



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:01 PM
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Well, the shoes fit, but I reckon a bunch of right-wingers don't believe I'm a Republican.



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:02 PM
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originally posted by: toysforadults
I thought this might be relevant to today's political climate and the attacks on the right. I'm not surprised though when you take a look at the history of the Republican party.

History.com



The Republican Party began as a coalition of anti-slavery Conscience Whigs and Free Soil Democrats opposed to the Kansas–Nebraska Act, submitted to Congress by Stephen Douglas in January 1854. The Act opened Kansas Territory and Nebraska Territory to slavery and future admission as slave states, thus implicitly repealing the prohibition on slavery in territory north of 36° 30′ latitude, which had been part of the Missouri Compromise. This change was viewed by Free Soil and abolitionist Northerners as an aggressive, expansionist maneuver by the slave-owning South.


Yup, basically the Republican party was start to oppose slavery, I know that bugs you but oh well, your feelings don't matter.



The new party went well beyond the issue of slavery in the territories. It envisioned modernizing the United States—emphasizing giving free western land to farmers ("free soil") as opposed to letting slave owners buy up the best lands, expanded banking, more railroads and factories. They vigorously argued that free market labor was superior to slavery and the very foundation of civic virtue and true republicanism—this was the "Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men" ideology.[2]


Imagine that, in today's world the Democrat's are trying to enslave everyone into a socialist / communist police state again and here we are the Republican's once again having to fight for everyones freedom all over again. That must really bother you lefties who want to enslave the most productive sector of our society so you can steal from one to give to another.

Debt.org



Part of the American Dream is having a spouse and children, and Republicans attain that aspect in large numbers. Sixty percent of married men vote Republican, along with 55 percent of married women. Additionally, 53 percent of families with children younger than 18 identify as Republican. This focus on traditional family values may explain in part why only 23 percent of gay, lesbian or bisexual individuals identify as Republican.


Imagine that, conservatives have higher rates of successful marriages, am I surprised? Not at all. Considering the conservatives base their philosophy on a core set of principles rather than changing their position based on what Trump does. No surprise there.



Financially, Republicans fare better than either Democrats or Independents, and tend to identify themselves as such. Republican candidates gain a significantly higher percentage of votes from individuals with incomes over $50,000 per year, and the advantage increases along with the income level, to a height of 63 percent of individuals earning $200,000 or more a year supporting Republicans. This level is the direct inverse of individuals earning less than $15,000 a year, who support Democrats at 63 percent and Republicans at only 36 percent.


Incredible, their work ethic and core principles lead to higher incomes as well. Amazing.



Republicans have higher well-being than Democrats or Independents. A well-being survey looks at things like workplace perceptions, access to basic necessities and physical health. Interestingly, the one area Democrats outperformed Republicans in one such study was in life evaluation — meaning that Democrats may be doing worse than Republicans in terms of well-being, but they aren’t bothered by it as much as Republicans.


Oh look at that, once again the core values of conservatism leads to higher rates of not only marriage and financial success but overall happiness.



On average, Republicans are more charitable financially and otherwise than either Democrats or Independents. Despite the perception that they’re stingy — either because of personal wealth or policy positions that don’t advocate for a government-backed public safety net — numerous studies have found American Republicans to be among the most generous people on earth, and not just financially. Republicans also provide more volunteer hours and donate blood more frequently.


Wow! Not surprised. Conservatives give more to charity and participate more in charitable organizations. Guess that's why the lazy Dim's want to force us to give up more of our hard earned time and money to help even more people that they refuse to help.

Anyway, let the triggering and delusional not grounded in reality based rhetoric of the left begin.


Shhh....we dont want "them" to know.....



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:08 PM
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originally posted by: NthOther
The charity part I always find interesting. Not only do conservatives pay for the left's forcible charity (taxes for welfare programs), they also donate time and money to charitable causes on top of all that.

Yet leftists incessantly attack conservatives with charges of greed and selfishness.

There isn't a leftist I know that would care to lift a f# finger for anyone else except if there was something in it for himself.



It's a morals thing, not saying the other guys aren't moral in their own way, but it's like this:

I recall Barack Obama when he was running for office famously saying that if one kid had a sandwich and the other kid didn't, the teacher should come along, take sandwich, and give each kid half. He called that sharing.

That was his moral worldview. The teacher, of course, stands in for government with the kid with the sandwich comprising the "rich" and the other kid being the "poor." In my moral worldview, this is wrong. The teacher is stealing, and the rich kid is robbed of the chance to make the true moral choice to share.

Certainly I know if it were my kid sitting there at camp next to a kid without his lunch, I'd hope my son would notice that he always has two ham sammie sliders and would decide to offer one to the kid without of his own freewill because it's the proper thing to do. I wouldn't want some busy body coming along to take away part of his lunch to give it to some other kid.

And the reality is that many of us do make that choice all the time. We give up parts of our own lunch to others who could really use it.

But when someone starts taking, people start to resent it a lot.



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:10 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko

I recall Barack Obama when he was running for office famously saying that if one kid had a sandwich and the other kid didn't, the teacher should come along, take sandwich, and give each kid half. He called that sharing.

Strange, I don't recall such a comment.

I don't suppose you have a source for this 'famous saying' eh?



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:11 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

I believe the axiom of your point of view is the age old argument between moral relativism and objective morality

it actually explains everything we are seeing



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:16 PM
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a reply to: toysforadults

Where is that free land ideology today?

The party that supported the individual over the corporate state sold it's soul to the slave owners under the guise of freedom to chose your slavemaster.

Anyone who can't see that isn't paying attention. Outside of the entertainment industry and the 1 in a billion that makes it into the elite class we are slaves to those who own everything.

Unless 100% of your time is free, then you are a slave to the system. The idea of working 40 hours a week until I am too old to enjoy my life is absolutely soul sucking.

If you are not in the top 35% you are only slightly better off than the slave whose owner treated him with decent quarters and adequate food. If you're in the bottom percentile you might be no better off.

The party that used to represent the bottom 65% now caters to the top. The Republican party does not represent the same ideas it did when it started. So to draw any conclusions based on the past actions is disingenuous and inappropriate.


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posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:23 PM
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If you look up the numbers from 2017...I don't have enough time to source and quote everything, but the gyst is that the top 1-10% in the country are generally Republicans, but overall Democrats make more money. Think the Koch brothers the Waltons (walmart), Sheldon Adelson. Many of the top richest people living in the USA are Republicans.

I don't know if anyone has enough time to pull up the actual numbers.



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:23 PM
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a reply to: Isurrender73

that's because we don't have free markets we have over regulated markets with city councils and unlawful government agencies enforcing laws that were not voted on or implement by congress such as the EPA and OSHA

then we have the government massively taxing everyone and then giving it out as grant money by the tens of billions and using it to subsidize failing industrys and banks

nothing we do today resembles a free market, if the government stopped all the grant money and subsidization prices would deflate back down to where it should be but they can't do that because of international politics



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:24 PM
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And that's why the Dems are now called The Plantation Democrats because they will give you what you need to just survive and all you have to do is work for them by voting for them.



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:26 PM
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originally posted by: amazing
If you look up the numbers from 2017...I don't have enough time to source and quote everything, but the gyst is that the top 1-10% in the country are generally Republicans, but overall Democrats make more money. Think the Koch brothers the Waltons (walmart), Sheldon Adelson. Many of the top richest people living in the USA are Republicans.

I don't know if anyone has enough time to pull up the actual numbers.


I get what you are saying but those people are not democrats. They want to be the elitie class of globalists that force the police state, socialism and eventually communism down your throats until they dictate every move you make.

They are corporate globalists. Elitist pretending that anyone matters. Money is all that matters to them. People are a disposable commodity to these types of flase democrats.
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posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:27 PM
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originally posted by: mikell
a reply to: Isurrender73


And that's why the Dems are now called The Plantation Democrats because they will give you what you need to just survive and all you have to do is work for them by voting for them.


Yes, both parties promote slavery. They just call it different names. Strangely they both seem to agree that those who have all the money now should be the ones who dictate everyone elses lives.



posted on Jun, 25 2018 @ 07:29 PM
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yes but those aren't conservatives they are the globalist you mentioned pretending to be something their not



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