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Originally posted by KDMsouljah
The thing that realy gets me very annoyed is that the high flyers have lived years of opulance , a life we can only dream off, and at the same time we all see these people on a day to day basis with there fancy cars,homes, but the the sick thing is their problem is now our problem, and dont forget they have so much money when the US goes bust they can just leave and earn money sumwhere else why should i feel sorry for those dykes ,when i can barley support myself
does any 1 agree
i needed that little rant
Originally posted by homo_borg
So, you guys still think they're human? Their amassing of wealth is for their bloodline long after they're gone? Right.
Time to give David Icke a 2nd look!
Originally posted by Blaine91555
The GDP of the entire world in 2007 was under 56 trillion US.
The total wealth held by those possessing more than a million in assets is 50 trillion.
Am I the only one who sees something wrong with this picture?
According to the Flow of Funds data published by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, household real estate assets totaled about $20.6 trillion dollars at the end of 2006. Thus, with mortgage liabilities totaling about $9.8 trillion, household net real estate wealth—which I’ll simply call net housing wealth from now on—totaled a little less than $11 trillion at the end of 2006.(1) If we benchmark net housing wealth to GDP, as Figure 1 in your handout shows, we can see that it fluctuates over time—rising for extended periods and falling for shorter periods. Indeed, net housing wealth as a share of GDP fell from 78 percent in 1987 to 60 percent a decade later. This share rose to an all-time high of nearly 85 percent in 2005, and then slipped slightly in 2006.
The world's financial system is overflowing with stocks, bonds and other financial assets -- $140 trillion worth, to be precise.
The figure was released in a study by McKinsey & Co. that maps financial assets around the globe and seeks to track the flows of these assets as they move from one region to another, putting hard numbers on the oceans of capital washing up around the globe.
At $140 trillion in 2005, the value of the world's financial assets hit a new peak and was more than three times as large ...
The total value of the world's financial assets grew faster in 2006 at 17 per cent to reach $167 trillion from $142 trillion in 2005, according to a McKinsey report titled, Mapping Global Capital Markets, Fourth Annual Report, released this month. At constant exchange rates, the growth in global financial assets was 13 per cent.
Originally posted by verylowfrequency
At birth they are no different than the rest of us, but like a queen bee in the hive they have lived off of royal jelly from day one. They eat the best food, have the best doctors, teachers & trainers on the planet.
I don't believe they are all evil greedy bastards, many of them are also good I'm sure.
Some have exploited the earth and man, but others wish to protect the earth for mans future.
I imagine they are so far separated from us it's difficult for them to have empathy for us and easy for them to see themselves as superior beings.
How many of you ignore or scoff at the homeless - mostly mentally ill or unlucky? They see most of us the same way - except we are workers so they take care of us a bit.
I have to agree with them on at least one thing - we cannot afford to overpopulate the planet. There are only so many resources to go around and if we destroy what we have here we better start looking for a new home soon.
Except for a few homeless folks, I've never met anyone who'd accumulated any amount of wealth that didn't spend and equal amount of effort trying to maintain it. The fact is wealth equals comfort & freedom on this planet and once you have it you will do whatever it takes to maintain it.
They have the power of seeing thousands of human beings slaughtered in Wars and maybe that is part of the game of power. Maybe they feed off of that energy and control of shaping the earth and it's residents in their vision.
While I suppose we could all revolt, hunt and slaughter them all (which is why most choose to remain hidden) - what would we be left with.
A bunch of greedy human beings taking over where they left off and we're eventually back to square one. Nope what is, is and when the time comes power will change naturally.
Like it or not you must play the cards you are dealt with and if you're really smart, beautiful or just lucky one day you too may mingle with the powerful.
All we can do is make the world around each and everyone of us better. Nobody's going to change them, unless your some kind of assassin with magic power that removes evil people from the planet.