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To all those 'Whiners' complaining about the wealthy !!!

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posted on Dec, 14 2010 @ 07:17 AM
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Here,Hear!,...Agreed,..it always comes in waves,...so sad that when we have a group to decide we can't get things done.




posted on Dec, 14 2010 @ 07:25 AM
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Originally posted by GummB
Most people just want something for free, it's just lazy

Yep. Most folks are lazy and jealous of those who have managed to get more than they have. Thus you have the continued attempts to STEAL the wealth of those who have earned it in order to give to those who don't earn it. 'Soak the rich' taxes .. simply because they are rich ... is legalized THEFT. Nothing more.

Originally posted by NadaCambia
But you're wealthy at the expense of other people. This is what Capitalists cannot understand. .

Not true. Most people make money through hard work .. through going to college and studying hard .. through smart investments ... through saving money instead of spending it on junk ... through getting a job and sticking with it even when you want to quit ... and by the old fashioned way of inheriting it. This is what socialists cannot understand. To steal money from those who earn it simply because they earn more .. that's THEFT.



posted on Dec, 14 2010 @ 07:51 AM
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We come into the world with nothing.. We take nothing with us when we leave the world.. There are things far more important in life than money and material possessions...



posted on Dec, 14 2010 @ 12:13 PM
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Originally posted by FlyersFan

Originally posted by GummB
Most people just want something for free, it's just lazy

Yep. Most folks are lazy and jealous of those who have managed to get more than they have. Thus you have the continued attempts to STEAL the wealth of those who have earned it in order to give to those who don't earn it. 'Soak the rich' taxes .. simply because they are rich ... is legalized THEFT. Nothing more.

Originally posted by NadaCambia
But you're wealthy at the expense of other people. This is what Capitalists cannot understand. .

Not true. Most people make money through hard work .. through going to college and studying hard .. through smart investments ... through saving money instead of spending it on junk ... through getting a job and sticking with it even when you want to quit ... and by the old fashioned way of inheriting it. This is what socialists cannot understand. To steal money from those who earn it simply because they earn more .. that's THEFT.



I make well above average wage, and support Socialism. I'm happy to pay high taxes. That's what community is about. Those in favoured positions helping out those less fortunate. Government invest in health, public transport, education. Atleast, they're meant to. Instead they spend it on wars and subsidising bankers.

If you earn a ridiculous amount of money you should be taxed a higher amount. If you don't like it, well, you've got enough money to feck off. Nobody is holding you hostage! Up and leave. Go live in Bahrain.

It's nothing short of absolute greed. People with the most money complaining that they're hard done by. Boohoo. You know where the door is.



posted on Dec, 14 2010 @ 12:33 PM
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Firstly, Thanks for the replies to my initial thread.....

I do find this an interesting subject because it does reveal what people believe wealth to be and also what a society should be.....

Like several of the posters, I agree that I am happy to pay taxation but I do feel that it is squandered, wasted and un accounted for on far too many occasions...... I am however becoming a little 'annoyed' with the salaries of some, whom in my opinion do NOT deserve the rewards they get.......

I am thinking here of supposed stars of celebrity or sports and of course the banking and big business world.

I mean ( i don't follow football) but Tevez from Man City earns, Tax free £280k per week ???? Johnathon Ross and his infamous TV deal with the BBC a few years ago (£18 million over 3 years), even little public appearances from 'stars'?? cost £000's.

Then all the big CEO's and other layers of management over the past few years have increased their remuneration's HUGELY when compared to the average of the employees even in their own companies...

I am not a socialist, communist and I do not dislike hard workers who do well, (many entrepreneurs RISK their own money to start and grow) BUT i am becoming a little ANGRY with some of the Absurd salaries of some...

I liked the idea of a maximum salary for big bosses and all of 20 times the lowest salary in the same organistion..........

PDUK



posted on Dec, 14 2010 @ 01:05 PM
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I agree totally with you but the entire money game is rigged in the favour of the rich. One of the worst examples what nobody ever mentions is the royalty laws. When you get any "young woman" off the street electronically enhance their voices and WHAMMO within 6 months there're millionaires and years after dragging on the royalties. Now I happen to be a time served carpenter. 5 years as a low paid apprentice. Imagine any sucessful pop star or film star and I come along and say fit a front door for them. Get paid for the job but then say to them you have to pay me every time some-one uses the door. Not only that but have a huge organisation to ensure by law you have to pay me. I would soon be a multi- millionare. But that would'nt happen would it. I know quite a few self made millionaires and in every case they've made their millions by screwing their workers.



posted on Dec, 19 2010 @ 07:11 AM
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crayzeed

You make a good point actually, although I guess that the 'artists' you talk about would be claiming ''intellectual property rights' on their tunes even though they most likely didn't write the music themselves.

In actual fact , the more you look at how wealth is structured, then it becomes apparent that it is just one Great Big pyramid scheme or MLM system...

I was reading a Blog by the BBC Business editor Robert Peston, concerning Bankers and their latest bonuses... It is very interesting because what is becoming more apparent is that the 4 big UK banks have just juggled more debt on their books and now class that as good business and are expecting to ''reward'' their BEST ?? whizkid bankers....!! for fecks sake I am getting really sick of this Expectation because it is always the way it has been......

Here is the blog link ...
.www.bbc.co.uk...

I am REALLY in favour of a salary structure along the lines of this..............

The top earner, CEO or other can ONLY earn a maximum of 20 Times the lowest full time salary of that company or organisation !!!!
If a company is doing well and there is cash flowing then why not pay some to shareholders and then the rest to investment or Philanthropy for good causes and help to improve the society we all live in.......

This should apply to Blue Chip companies, Corporations, Football clubs and their ' stars', music companies and their artists etc etc

PDUK



posted on Dec, 19 2010 @ 09:17 AM
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Originally posted by brokedown


ALL GREAT FORTUNES IN THIS WORLD WERE STARTED FROM AN ILLEGAL ACT !


Either illegal, or immoral.

The richest man in our family is a preacher that's preached in churches all over this nation. He robbed those communities driving new cars and wearing expensive clothes. ALL of his kids went to college, very expensive ones.

Meanwhile those churches were always in poverty areas of America. Evil doing Evil. One of his sons is the attorney for a Defense Contractor making Billions by using cheapo labor to perform DOD contracts. Every year he gets a free trip from the Company to travel the world. Meanwhile the Americans working for that Defense Contractor make near minimum wage...and it's his job to screw uncle sam out of Taxes and ensuring lawsuits against that company get dismissed.

Wealth in America is gotten with illegal acts, or immoral acts.



posted on Dec, 19 2010 @ 09:33 AM
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No one should profit from War, Banking and Fuel.

This would be in my manifesto.

These three things should only profit the Nations people.



posted on Dec, 19 2010 @ 09:43 AM
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Originally posted by backinblack

It's more against the blood sucking banksters, the unscrupulous corporations and the corrupt politicians..

It's not that you have money but how you got it and how much blood and suffereing of others was involved..


Banker, Businessman and Politican. Those are honourable positions. These people are the backbone of civilized society. Thanks to them the overall standard of living is getting better decade by decade as more and more people have their basic needs met. These are the forces of good. And then there are the forces of fear and hatred, who live by the motto, Karl Marx called out last century: "Everything that exists, deserves to perish".
edit on 19-12-2010 by Skyfloating because: (no reason given)



posted on Dec, 19 2010 @ 10:53 AM
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Originally posted by Belcultassi

Originally posted by PurpleDog UK
Contrary to the opinions of some on this site I DO still need to work to earn a living and enjoy life.....



How did you come to be in that sad position, and why did some on this site believe to the contrary?

Recently I suffered an inebriated vitriolic sermon about rich c****s as some personification of all such things where the speaker needed an example, for his audience to somehow appreciate the evil at the core of my being and that of all "rich c***s". I believe he instead succeeded in full in his mindless self-disclosure as a lazy, unemployable, abusive ill-informed festering cesspool of self-pity and loathsomeness.


So how many hours a day do you produce for a corporate entity? What happens when ALL our jobs get outsourced? What happens when the dollar crashes because of the banksters and you are left to eat your pet or starve? Wake up! They print/create our FIAT money. It means nothing AND its unconstitutional. Its just a means to control the cattle/population/serfs. Separate the mindless suggestible herd into Group A) and Group B). Group A) plays ball with the fascist bankers/corporate interests. Group B)...not so much.

Talk that capitolist consumer gospel as much as you want. Your a corporate/bankster slave. You refine/process things for them. What is this a pep rally for the state/corporate sycophants?

What do we say? Hmmm?

Tool/consumer:Yay Yay I am a corporate tool!!! Yay. Give me more generic corn syrup product,pharma opium byproduct,rigged porno,rigged football and rigged elections! Yay Goooooo Corporate!

I guess if you disagree with the fascist dictatorship you'll be labeled a terrorist.



posted on Dec, 19 2010 @ 11:03 AM
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Originally posted by crayzeed
reply to post by PurpleDog UK
 
I agree totally with you but the entire money game is rigged in the favour of the rich. One of the worst examples what nobody ever mentions is the royalty laws. When you get any "young woman" off the street electronically enhance their voices and WHAMMO within 6 months there're millionaires and years after dragging on the royalties. Now I happen to be a time served carpenter. 5 years as a low paid apprentice. Imagine any sucessful pop star or film star and I come along and say fit a front door for them. Get paid for the job but then say to them you have to pay me every time some-one uses the door. Not only that but have a huge organisation to ensure by law you have to pay me. I would soon be a multi- millionare. But that would'nt happen would it. I know quite a few self made millionaires and in every case they've made their millions by screwing their workers.



Just wondering. What happens when Big Corporate starts a roofing/flipping/general renevations business subsidiary? Do they hire/con 30-40 mexican serfs/rent-a-slaves.Pay them 1/3 they would pay you. Move to a different area. Wash rense repeat.

Can you compete with that bulls---?



posted on Dec, 19 2010 @ 11:04 AM
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Originally posted by FlyersFan

Originally posted by GummB
Most people just want something for free, it's just lazy

Yep. Most folks are lazy and jealous of those who have managed to get more than they have. Thus you have the continued attempts to STEAL the wealth of those who have earned it in order to give to those who don't earn it. 'Soak the rich' taxes .. simply because they are rich ... is legalized THEFT. Nothing more.

Originally posted by NadaCambia
But you're wealthy at the expense of other people. This is what Capitalists cannot understand. .

Not true. Most people make money through hard work .. through going to college and studying hard .. through smart investments ... through saving money instead of spending it on junk ... through getting a job and sticking with it even when you want to quit ... and by the old fashioned way of inheriting it. This is what socialists cannot understand. To steal money from those who earn it simply because they earn more .. that's THEFT.



Socialism is NOT state social welfare.

Socialism is public(not private) ownership of the means of production.

Get your facts straight.
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posted on Dec, 19 2010 @ 11:18 AM
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Originally posted by Skyfloating

Banker, Businessman and Politican. Those are honourable positions. These people are the backbone of civilized society. Thanks to them the overall standard of living is getting better decade by decade as more and more people have their basic needs met. These are the forces of good. And then there are the forces of fear and hatred, who live by the motto, Karl Marx called out last century: "Everything that exists, deserves to perish".
edit on 19-12-2010 by Skyfloating because: (no reason given)


Wow! Over the years I've read some crazy things on ATS but I find your quote to be, one of the most disturbing...

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posted on Dec, 19 2010 @ 11:22 AM
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Yeah...more pro-state FUD. Its almost like a few CIA sponsored proxies are moderators on this forum.

Dude not everyone that hates the state and disagrees with the propaganda it spews is a marxist or leninist.



posted on Dec, 19 2010 @ 04:03 PM
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Originally posted by Skyfloating

Originally posted by backinblack

It's more against the blood sucking banksters, the unscrupulous corporations and the corrupt politicians..

It's not that you have money but how you got it and how much blood and suffereing of others was involved..


Banker, Businessman and Politican. Those are honourable positions. These people are the backbone of civilized society. Thanks to them the overall standard of living is getting better decade by decade as more and more people have their basic needs met. These are the forces of good. And then there are the forces of fear and hatred, who live by the motto, Karl Marx called out last century: "Everything that exists, deserves to perish".
edit on 19-12-2010 by Skyfloating because: (no reason given)



Honour is judged by your actions not your position.

Why the hell is a "Banker an honourable position?

it's all about the ideology of a Class system to you.

Society means ALL and that's including the road sweepers.

The reason society is fcuked up! is because of those institutions you call "honourable"

I cant believe your ignorance here???

Unless you just posted this to get people angry



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