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Originally posted by Scott495
reply to post by aceshootn
lets not confuse normal hard working millionaires with the ultra rich and elite. people have the right to chase their dream of becoming wealthy, but when their wealth becomes so great and their influence penetrates the so called democratic system where their opinions and influence strip away your rights then its a problem.
there are too many incidents where huge corporations abuse their power and erode our freedoms. A more mild example is
Google, driving cars with cameras up your street showing pictures of YOUR home to anyone who decides they might fancy a look inside while on top of that snooping on your wifi including if it is secured and any passwords and logins you may have, downloading your location information from your beloved android phone and sending it un-encrypted back to good old google for safe keeping and information harvesting and selling your details from gmail, web searches etc to the highest bidder. YOUR information... not theirs.. its theft on a grand scale making them billions. bye bye freedom and privacy so some fat cat can make a billions and invest in yet more ways to remove and freedoms and privacy you might once of had...oh i almost forgot about how they illegaly manipulate search results so your internet experience is how THEY decide it should be.
Bankers who illegally miss-sold bad debt as AAA credit and made millions in bonuses doing so causing the financial meltdow. did any of them have to pay back their bonuses or go to jail? i dont think so but plz correct me if im wrong. They are probably on of only a few groups who did not feel the effects of the financial hardship we are all experiencing even though they were the ones who were responsible (they still have their millions in bonuses in the bank after all).
last but not least the FDA trying to jail Dr Burzynski who had discovered a miricle cure for cancer, but he owned the patents and so there was no profit in it for the FDA so they tried to jail him, stopped treatment to his patients with no consideration to their wellbeing and then tried to patent HIS research each time they took him to court (at tax payers expense) diabolical. The cancer trade in America is a trillion dollar industry and no number of human lives is worth losing that meal ticket. His video is posted somewhere in ATS and its the most shocking thing I have seen in years. Why no one went to jail for this is anyones guess as it is nothing short of criminal.
This is just a few examples of why huge corporations are bad including thier ultra rich elite masters.....enough saidedit on 13-8-2011 by Scott495 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by TupacShakur
I am not suggesting taking all of their money to the point that they are left with the same amount of money as people who work for minimum wage, I'm just saying tax them much more than the poor. Taxing them to the degree that I'm suggesting will still leave them rich at the end of the year, they will still have millions of dollars, much more than 99% of people will make in their whole lives, and that will also greatly help out the country.edit on 12-8-2011 by TupacShakur because: To edit my post
We have heard it all before, especially from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has been pushing for the whole world to be vaccinated for many years now (www.naturalnews.com...). It is clear that Gates and his supporters will stop at nothing until every nation in the world is funding his vaccine campaigns, despite the fact that many of the vaccines being pushed come with a whole slew of devastating side effects, and do not necessarily provide any proven benefit (www.naturalnews.com...).
Learn more: www.naturalnews.com...
In addition to funding Monsanto, the Gates Foundation has also funded the development of genetically modified mosquitoes. The mosquitoes, developed by the University of Queensland, are modified to stop the spread of a virus carried by the insects. This technology also allows scientists to modify the insects in other ways, such as engineering the mosquito to produce a vaccine in their saliva. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda is currently working on a transgenic mosquito that is essentially a mobile vaccination. If it is successfully implemented, unsuspecting targets will be injected with a vaccination, even if the person is opposed to the science behind most vaccinations.
The number of "wealth apologists" that come out of the woodwork when this topic is brought up just floors me.
Originally posted by cleverhans
A lot of these people worked really hard to get where they are. Some were born into it. But others, like Mr.Gates, started like anyone else and worked their way up, and also gives quite a bit of it to charity from what I've heard. Why should they be penalized for being successful?
Originally posted by kwakakev
reply to post by kro32
It's not hard and if you are not rich or not in the process of becoming wealthy you lack one of three things:
The hard work
I failed on the desire, I was not prepared to lie to get to the next step.