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Originally posted by guyopitz
lets talk about distribution of wealth.
I make 12,500 anually, no health care, no dental, no car, no car insurance
Whats the bloody point of taxing me?
on the other hand, typical CEO executive businessman makes a million dollars a day by not giving affordable medical or dental benefits to his employees, by paying the minimum wage and firing anyone that doesnt like it because theres a million other grubby jobless needy people who will smile and do your job.
I totally think that these guys should be spreading the wealth before the peasants decide to have an uprising. capische?
cities burn and napalm is the easiest thing in the world to make. It really brings to mind some lyrics from a recent Slipknot song
Originally posted by TXMACHINEGUNDLR
Very funny thread I am already good to go if that socialist bastard wins. My money is nice and safe out of this craphole. As with everybody I know. If he wins, I am not working for 4 years. Going to kick back, drink beer, and collect unemployment. Let the middle class pay for my vacation...Oh and my boat is now my biz, and damnit it will be rough hanging out at the lake all week getting sun and "working".
Originally posted by pexx421
where do you people get the idea that socialism breeds laziness?? Point to any single socialist country where laziness is the norm. Countries like Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Switzerland are far more socialist than us, and yet their productivity ratings per capita are MUCH higher than ours. I think i was reading about norway one time and the article was stating that on the average most citizens call off of work 1 day in 5, meaning most often they have a four day work week, without punishment....and yet in those 4 days they do work they are the most productive of any workers in the world. It is not hard work, greed, and ambition that brings out the greatness in humans, it is having time to spend on your LIFE rather than work, and having a job that pays enough for you to persue personal and spiritual growth on your time off. Here in the US we measure success purely based on accumulation of wealth and power to consume. However, i would venture to say that there are plenty "wealthy" and "successful" people who are sorry and horrible humans.
Originally posted by nyk537
reply to post by AshleyD
We can't really even be sure it's $250,000 anymore. It was, but then it was $200,000, then the other day Biden said it was $150,000, so who knows? By the time Obama is sworn in it could be $50,000. It's hard to believe anything the man says (either of them).
Originally posted by midnightbrigade
There are plenty of self made milionares out there right freakin now. We have more millionares in this country now than we have ever had and you can be one too. Get off your complaining asses and go make a buck. Don't be a victim, it's a choice.