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Bezos will be a trillionaire by 2025

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posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 09:46 AM
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Make the greedy # pay his taxes like everyone else.




posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 09:49 AM
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Could be that Bezos has higher karma points than you do. His past life coulda been like yours but he never complained about but instead was a greatful dude for things he did have.



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 09:50 AM
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originally posted by: TheRedneck
I get so tired of listening to people complaining about someone making too much money. Bezos makes what he makes because people buy from him, which means he is giving good value for their money. He pays wages based on what the market allows... and it's worth pointing out that $28k/year is about $14 an hour... not far from that $15 goal I keep hearing from the financially suicidal.

Look, if you don't like buying from people with money, buy from people who don't have money. It's that damn simple. It's not a race, and certainly not the kind of race where you can get ahead by trying to trip up your opponent. That attitude is why the economy has had so much trouble in recent years.

There's only one person whose finances I care a heartbroken hoot about: MINE! I don't have a dog in the race when it comes to anyone else's. Maybe if someone takes from me unfairly, but not because they're somehow 'beating' me. All that does is keep me from advancing, and I plan on advancing whenever I can. And guess what... when and if I do get to a nice comfortable income, I don't want everyone who makes less than me complaining about it!

So I plan on still shopping from Amazon. Why? Because I get great value for my money, a much better selection of products than I can get around here, good customer service, and fast delivery. Those complaining can boycott all they want; I'm doing what's best for me.

TheRedneck


The problem is not the money he earns.

It's the fact he doesn't pay the same taxes as everyone else.

He can make all the money he wants. BUT PAY YOUR #ING TAXES!



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 09:51 AM
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a reply to: notsure1




From jan 1st to May 1st he made 34 billion dollars, that is over 275 million dollars a day. In 2017 he averaged 107 million a day, The median average Amazon salary is 28,000 dollars, he makes that in 10 seconds.


Yes, that was from the millions of shares he owns not from Amazon salary.





Does anyone else have a problem with this?



Making money on the stock market?

yes, I don't have large sums to play with but in reality no

If you can play the game why not play.



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:00 AM
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originally posted by: DieGloke
He can make all the money he wants. BUT PAY YOUR #ING TAXES!


Where is he not paying taxes on his salary like everyone else?



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:00 AM
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originally posted by: DieGloke
Make the greedy # pay his taxes like everyone else.


Taxation is theft



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:06 AM
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a reply to: DieGloke

Taxes fundamentally create the conditions for this to exist in the first place

Taxes lead to government government leads to control control leads to less freedom in the marketplace increasing cost leading to a less productive market limiting potential opportunity

The answer get the Damn government out of our business



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:07 AM
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originally posted by: SailorJerry

originally posted by: DieGloke
Make the greedy # pay his taxes like everyone else.


Taxation is theft


Jeff Bezos is free to leave the USA for good if paying taxes becomes too much of a burden. Literally nothing is stopping any rich person from renoucing US citizenship and never returning.
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posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:08 AM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: notsure1

I shop local, also use Amazon, and don't care what Bezos makes.


On the plus side, one good EMP or a depression will see his empire crumble.






Well we just had one of the worst recessions in American history and out of it were going to get a trillionaire.

Just sounds not ok to me...


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posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:10 AM
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originally posted by: notsure1

originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: notsure1

I shop local, also use Amazon, and don't care what Bezos makes.


On the plus side, one good EMP or a depression will see his empire crumble.






Well we just had one of the worst recessions in American history and out of it were going to get a trillionaire.

Just sounds not ok to me...



We should never find it okay to punish success.

That way leads to madness.



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:11 AM
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a reply to: DBCowboy

So you think that it was wrong for the government to break up Rockefellers monopoly on oil?



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:13 AM
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originally posted by: notsure1
Well we just had one of the worst recessions in American history and out of it were going to get a trillionaire.


Just? It was ten years ago and he's not projected to become a trillionaire until almost another 10 years. And that's granted this current growth rate continues which there is no guarantee of.



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:13 AM
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a reply to: Puppylove




The ONLY hope is that those in power some how come to their senses and start bringing a bit of balance before it's too late.



You are the one in power,


This is the big illusion that so many willingly accept.


You are divided from so many fronts that unity of the ones that elect leaders is where the power stands.



Create a divide and another and another and what happens is someone will mimic that division and it just grows.

Everyone wants a savior or a leader to change things but they cannot take a step themselves in the right direction and need someone to lead them.

You divide yourself from your own power and will.



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:15 AM
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a reply to: InhaleExhale

The average person has no power dont lie like that

Dont parrot popular rhetoric because it sounds good



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:15 AM
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originally posted by: toysforadults
a reply to: DBCowboy

So you think that it was wrong for the government to break up Rockefellers monopoly on oil?


I don't know.

I don't know enough to answer your question intelligently.



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:17 AM
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a reply to: Puppylove




The people at the bottom, the ones living paycheck to paycheck, or struggling week to week, or having no pay check at all, living off cheap affordable garbage and fast food, the unhealthy desperate masses.



There is one thing very wrong with this quoted above.


If you live pay check to pay check and are struggling why would you spending money on fast food?


eating fast food compared to buying from the supermarkets will cost so much more per week.


If you do this and struggle week to week then who's fault is it when one cannot budget their income or live a lifestyle that they cannot afford?



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:20 AM
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a reply to: DBCowboy

Ok answer this then

Is there an outter limit to what's acceptable when defining "success"

Nice way to avoid answering the question though



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:23 AM
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originally posted by: toysforadults
a reply to: DBCowboy

Ok answer this then

Is there an outter limit to what's acceptable when defining "success"



No.


Nice way to avoid answering the question though


Would you rather I lie?

If I don't know, I don't know. I always try to input based on what I know instead of googling an answer based on other people's opinions.

Or maybe I'm not as smart.

*shrugs*



posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:24 AM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: intrepid


NO! It's better to engage in class warfare. Instead of worrying about making yourself more successful it's easier to bitch about the people who did.


I do fine.. I make a little money. We eat bills are paid house and cars are paid for..

I have never had a problem with people being rich or getting rich.

I have never bitched about Wal Mart or Bill gates or Mark Cuban or any of them and their money..

But I see Bezos's numbers and think its to much .

People say get a better job.. there are no better jobs because Bezos shut them all down .
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posted on Aug, 13 2018 @ 10:25 AM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
Or maybe I'm not as smart.


I still like you.




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