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Originally posted by Janky Red
This is where I think you sorely mistaken, they can see that world does not work as advertised,
or simply that it is not working for them.
Addressing the fractional reserve banking system is a point that is agreed on by a large portion of status new agents, from libertarian to liberal.
Originally posted by Skyfloating
And this is essential. The only people complaining about "systemic corruption" are the people who's lives dont work for them. Since my life is perfectly fine Im not going around looking for "systemic corruption". This is how personal experience colours ones view of the world.
And who's fault is it that their life is not working? Is it a bankers fault? I doubt it. Is it the system? Maybe just a little. Is it their own fault? To some degree. Or is it just that life is a tough place to be and sh*t happens? Or is it a mix of all of these causes rather than only the big bad Corporations fault? Would the people in this persons community even have any employment at all if it werent for that Corporation?
Anyway, undesirable circumstances are multi-causal and cannot be solely attributed to some Government or Corporation.
I agree that there must be something better than Fractional Reserve banking. All in due time.
“Bring your own tent!” is the message sent out to protesters on the social networks. Recession-bound people, some of whom are trying to move their families in with relatives, live in cars and sleep on park benches, not tents.
The poor forced to take to tents are not paid the least bit of attention by George Soros, and no one pays them to shout lofty chants like “Eat the Rich!” while standing around on Manhattan sidewalks.
Unlike protesters who call activists to action and take pictures with their cell phones, the genuinely poor had their cell phones shut off by not being able to pay the bills and their rusted out vehicles repo’ed.
Originally posted by neo96
i pity those who think that legislating wealth means success
rewarding failure and medicroity says it all.
and the government has done such a bang up job so far with over half this country dependents of the government with no other means of support.
thats what the day of rage was all about they want money other peoples dont care how or the ramifications of it.
it truly is pathetic and yes the current potus has been a part of it as much as his staff and those who he "listens" to.
those who have more can afford to share the wealth so how about government sharing its wealth of power and control to the little people instead of keeping them down.edit on 18-9-2011 by neo96 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by NoArmsJames
No, I did apologize, saying that since no one here seems to really be their avatar - hint: I'm not really a Centurion - I didn't assume that you would be the only one who was. I did feel bad about that and still do - sorry, sorry sorry! But now it is you who is doing the name calling, which kind of puts the big "H" label back on you.
A thick skin is required here, so I can't apologize for giving that advice.edit on 9/18/2011 by centurion1211 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by neo96
reply to post by SmedleyBurlap
yeak alright havent read too much then becuase i have posted this link time and time agian.
us population 310 million
us number of officially employed 112 million
numbered of unemployed 24 million
number of the us "work force" 139 million
social security receipients: 65 million
food stampers and welfare :45 million
take a look at household assest 58 trillion
take a look at corporate assets 15 trillion
so whats the math say when you add up all the welfare around 135 million who are dependents of the government.
all this anti corporate crap when what where those household and corporate assets agian?
but by all means dont bothering looking it up for yourself too much work involved
people just have to be spoon fed so they can dismiss it at their leisure
edit on 18-9-2011 by neo96 because: (no reason given)