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Class Warfare

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posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 12:44 AM
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Rich people act like the little people are out to take from them. It isn't enough that they make 200 300 or even 100000 times more then we do. They think all we want is a hand out and if we were as smart as them we could be living like they do. All we ask in return is you pay your fair share of taxes and pay us a living wage. Is that too much to ask for? for you to contribute something back to this country that made you rich in the first place.

My grandfather didn't storm Omaha Beach Normandy so you could give my generation the short end of the stick. The rich that take eveything for granted better watch out because they are playing with fire. One spark and they could ignite a full on class war. The French were rioting over the retirement age pushed back. Ameicans just keep on taking it and taking. I will warn you of this unlike the French Amricans have guns.




posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 01:24 AM
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We'll always be pieces of dung to rich people. They believe everybody could be rich if they tried hard enough. What they don't take into account is one person gets raised to a higher position, that means the other person who previously had it got demoted, fired, or quit. Not to mention McDonalds wouldn't exist anymore because they would all be to good to flip burgers.



posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 06:37 AM
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1. Ruling Class
2. Merchant Class
3. Working Class
4. The Poor

Where ever you were born in this hierarchy, chances are that is where you will stay.
Chances are not really chances at all but APPEARANCE OF CHANCES.
Appearance of any other choice is an illusion. Things are set up a certain way and designed to perpetuate the plan. We are just catching on. Now what are we going to do about it?



posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 07:15 AM
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S&F for you, totally agree. What is tragic is that so many of the working class and poor agree with the rich exploitation of lower classes and disadvantaged people. They are sucked in by the rhetoric, the rich classes have a far more powerful lobbying voice. Greed and avarice is the new ethic, even if it means trampling on people with near nothing to turn millions into billions.



posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 07:22 AM
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Right on the money, mate. Bloody well said.



posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 07:25 AM
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Got this from another thread. It redefines the classes at war as per Karl Marx (who posited labor vs ruling as the class war).

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The two classes are not the Labour and the Capital, the rich and the poor, the proletariat and the bourgeoisie, or the workers and the elite. The two classes are the Debtors and the Savers. "The easy money camp" and "the hard money camp". History reveals the story of these two groups, over and over and over again. Always one is in power, and always the other one desires the power.

1. Debtors - "The easy money camp" likes to spend (and redistribute) money it did not earn, either by borrowing it, taxing the savers for it, or printing it. They like easy money because it is always and everywhere constantly inflating, easing the repayment of their debts.

2. Savers - "The hard money camp" likes to live within their means and save any excess for the future. They prefer hard money (or in some cases "harder" money) because it protects their savings and forces the debtors to work off their debts.

1789, the French Revolution, "the hard money camp" had been in power since 1720 when John Law's easy money collapsed, and starting in 1789 "the easy money camp" killed "the hard money camp" and took back the power. This is the way "the easy money camp", the Debtors, usually take power... by revolting against the hard repayment of their spending habits.



posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 07:30 AM
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Class Warfare, it always amuses me how the right always like to say that it is the poor or workers committing Class warfare, there will be some who come in this thread and claim that in fact it is working class folks pushing for class war. The reality of the matter is slightly different.

As Warren Buffet puts it,

“There’s class warfare, all right,” Mr. Buffett said, “but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.”



It turned out that Mr. Buffett, with immense income from dividends and capital gains, paid far, far less as a fraction of his income than the secretaries or the clerks or anyone else in his office. Further, in conversation it came up that Mr. Buffett doesn’t use any tax planning at all. He just pays as the Internal Revenue Code requires. “How can this be fair?” he asked of how little he pays relative to his employees. “How can this be right?”


www.nytimes.com...



posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 07:37 AM
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The rich are the ruling class. They make the rules. This is significant.
When this changes, (when we are not ruled by the wealthiest 1%) we will see a different result.
Supreme Court allowing corporations voting power (no limits to campaign contributions) was a large step in the WRONG direction.

The ruling classes won that one.
They win a lot of them.
While we are sleeping.
edit on 28-4-2011 by newcovenant because: (no reason given)



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