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One person should only be so rich.

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posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:27 AM
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Originally posted by EarthCitizen07

Originally posted by type0civ
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Corruption is THE problem, you and I dont have access to our elected reps but the lobbyist's do.

And your thinking is flawed, I dont what YOU to be forced to give the 40% to the government because they will spend it on penis pumps and mosquito nets

YOU can give the 40% to whom ever you want and feel has the need. Its YOUR money.


Only a conservative thinks that way. If the government is corrupt then throw it out the window and lets have anarchy. Sorry, it just don't work that way in the real world. We need to elect people who DO CARE and if that is impossible join OWS and have millions protest.

Why is it that the same people who bash government are the same people who then bash OWS?

I thought we all want the same thing. Less corruption and more accountability. Anything less is hypocrisy......
edit on 12/25/2011 by EarthCitizen07 because: got confused


No...not anarchy. Less government. It's none of my business how much money you have and what you do with it.
Its none of my business what you do to your liver either. I dont care. That's all. Uncle Same does not have the right to make me pay for some dude to sustain a longer erection. Only a fool would think otherwise.




posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:31 AM
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Originally posted by IAMIAM

Originally posted by type0civ
Your all over the place, apparently you follow no modern philosphy and yet condemn those of us who do.


I do not condemn you, you condemn yourselves to this broken oppressive system. I judge the system from outside it.



Originally posted by type0civ
I do not support the central banking system by promoting is existence, yet in our modern society I must to some extent.


Do, or do not.



Originally posted by type0civ
Your on a computer with internet access, your picture shows you in some sort of structure which may bave been built using the out of thin air created fiat money you so despise.

State your positon instead of these half witted parables, i cant figure you out.


I have been posting here for over a year and most still haven't figured me out.

You can read through my threads to get to my philosophy if you'd like.

For what it is worth, fiat money has not created anything but iniquity.

The internet, created by man.
The computer, created by man.
The house, man
The clothes man.

Who created the man that created these things, that is who I owe thanks.

With Love,

Your Brother



Ok....you win.



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:33 AM
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Originally posted by nenothtu
[EVERYBODY is in it for the money. The gripe of the communists and socialists is that they can't make enough of it under their own power, and so deserve a cut of yours. If they weren't in it for the money, it probably wouldn't be a problem, now would it?


And here is the crux of the issue...

Will you serve mammon (money) or be a servant to something higher.

Money comes with all kinds of strings attached like laws you will never understand, governments which will demand more and more subservience, and banks which will continue to chase a means of making money from the money they create. Oh but the competition is fun if you like bloodsports.

Something higher demands cooperation...

With Love,

Your Brother



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:35 AM
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Originally posted by dannotz

Originally posted by maestromason
reply to post by IAMIAM
 


Capitalism works due to the class-based structure for financial freedom

Nothing is equal in this world. It is this way for a reason!
edit on 24-12-2011 by maestromason because: *correction


Oh and, this is capitalism working?

damn, i'd hate to see it NOT working.


It is not an issue of Capitalism....it is an issue over Laws and Fairness and Writting Laws to make a persons ability to make money equal to all of the same ability.

I in no way believe a person who only has the credentials or the intellect or the work ethic...to work as a MiniMart clerk....should be paid the same as a Surgeon.

But at the same time....there MUST be laws written and enforced to make trade and market activities and information as well as timing of market changes EQUAL to all of the same abilities. Right now....theaverage joe on a E-Something Trade site....does not get market fluctuation information at the same level or quickness of time as large brokerage companies.

Also....Laws must be written and enforced on holding accountable and responsible deliberate tanking of a companies stock to allow gain for those who manage it by investment in it's failure! This is happening all the time.

Capitalism works just fine as long as laws are in place and enforced to make anyone who has the drive to achieve wealth by hard work and research and ability....equal and fair. We have lost our way. At one time....people who had a vision....built things to improve the lives of others and by doing so....provided jobs and made profit and a product where all benifited.

Now...it is all...the Hell with the Company! Let's get rich quick and leverge this thing tothe hilt....drive up the stock....sell early....then when reality sets in......they are gone with their Billions...peoples investments are rendered worthless....and jobs are lost. Split Infinity



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:35 AM
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Originally posted by type0civ
Ok....you win.


I won a long time ago my friend.

I am only here to help the rest cross the finish line.

I am not here to compete with you, but only challenge you to look higher than what we have.

With Love,

Your Brother



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:35 AM
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Originally posted by s12345
I believe that there should be a limit on how much wealth one person could have: this would solve some of the worlds problems, it would mean too much power could not be in the hands of one person, help to solve inequality, and increase social mobility, less wealth at the very top would only be a good thing. Although this would be difficult to enforce I think it would be a good thing for the world. How about a maximum wealth of 100 million pounds worldwide for any individual?


I don't think you really understand how rich, wealthy and powerful some people are. Like the Rockefellers, Rothschilds, etc. They essentially hide their wealth and power in ridiculous "charitable" and "nonprofit" organizations, as well as owning all private central banks, through which they use to influence government policy all over the planet (among many other schemes to mask their true wealth).

They control the purse strings of pretty much all governments. How are you going to stop that? They are the people you should be whining about.

Not the businessman that actually built a company from the ground up and is now worth multi-millions.



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:35 AM
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Isn't socializing with the peons frowned upon ?
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edit on 25-12-2011 by watchdog8110 because: (no reason given)



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:37 AM
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I prefer they rather put a limit on the minimum you should have, kinda like a poverty insurance.



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:39 AM
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First off we would have to do away with greed. Then there would be no need for money, just local barter for goods and services. To do away with greed however, you would first have to conquer the army the rich has bought to protect their greedy, selfish selves and that is going to require money, which the greedy have all of and an army, which the greedy will destroy with their army before you can even get off the ground. So back to square one. No, I am afraid that the only recourse is to wait till the greedy let their greed get the better of them and squeeze us so tightly that we become so hungry, it no longer matters if we fight and die, cause we're dying anyway. Only then will we rise up and burn it all down and start over... building... another... "civilization".



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:41 AM
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I did not pay for an $130,000 education to take care of able-bodied people who do not want to take care of themselves.

Entitlements will be gone like the Rosicrucians and Obama come Jan 20, 2013.

If I work for mine, so can everyone else. This is the Land of Opportunity where if you are smart enough you can make enough for your natural life like most of us have. I don't play the markets anymore since 2006 when I liquidized all of my stock and jumped into physical gold and private investments. I just work my firms and stay tethered to the grain as they say.

Entitlements are so highly abused!

edit on 25-12-2011 by maestromason because: *correction



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:46 AM
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Originally posted by watchdog8110
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Isn't socializing with the peons frowned upon ?
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edit on 25-12-2011 by watchdog8110 because: (no reason given)


????????

come again?



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:47 AM
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I think this actually has nothing to do with any political system or school of thought, such as communism or capitalism. More it has to do with the belief that the OP (or people like him/her) have the right to tell not just anybody but everybody else in the world that there are artificial limits on how much imaginary currency they can make. If you really believe that limiting how much paper money one can collect or spend would solve any problems at all you are being foolish. If they burned all the paper money tomorrow morning there would be a new kind of currency tomorrow night and some people would have more of it than others.

You are really missing the big picture here, and thinking way inside the box just like they want you to.



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:54 AM
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Originally posted by maestromason
I did not pay for an $130,000 education to take care of able-bodied people who do not want to take care of themselves.


Exactly! Now you are getting it. You did not pay one cent for your education. Nope, you did what the master told you to do for the privilege of being taught what you have been taught. The money is just a make believe creation designed to monitor your compliance to the system.


Originally posted by maestromason
Entitlements will be gone like the Rosicrucians and Obama come Jan 20, 2013.

If I work for mine, so can everyone else. This is the Land of Opportunity where if you are smart enough you can make enough for your natural life like most of us have. I don't play the markets anymore since 2006 when I liquidized all of my stock and jumped into private investments. I just work my firms and stay tethered to the grain as they say.


It's all about your 70 or so years on this rock isn't it?


Originally posted by maestromason
Entitlements are so highly abused!


Entitlements are natural.

When I opened my eyes, all that I beheld was MY new world.

Ah, but then those who were here before me say WORK for it.

And I say, I did not work to come here, thus I will not work to stay.

But I will have what is mine while I am here.

You can have all the creations of Man.

What is of God, no man has dominion.

We share it.

With Love,

Your Brother



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 12:58 AM
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Originally posted by watchdog8110
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Isn't socializing with the peons frowned upon ?
2nd


edit on 25-12-2011 by watchdog8110 because: (no reason given)


MAN! Have YOU hit the nail on the head! You know what I do I believe in Entertainment. I have to go to parties held at rediculously late hours some times after a release to be seen and be in the circle. I have a disdane for these Rich Pampered Whiners like you would not believe.

I can't to even be in the same room with them as every time I do....I feel like I need to take a shower to get the FILTH of their veiws and attitudes towards the average person. My Family is both Military and "Civilian". We are self made and have several sucessful companies and worked very hard to achieve this.

I started working at 5 years old...taking out the trash for 50 cents an hour at my Dad's company....and on weekends he had to go to the Military Base. I hold a relatively high level...or did at one time....in the Entertainment Industry and although I still do this...I am older now and have paid my dues and made my money...but I never forgot how and what I had to do to get it! These people sicken me! They call average people out of their circles the PLEEBS or the IDIOT HORDES! How soon they forget that they were once there themselves. As for OLD MONEY....that is even worse! These people actually think that they are smarter or better than others...I never waste an oppertunity to use my GOD given high level of intellect, knowledge and experience to put them in their place....that being no different than the poor homeless addict who knows not what he does because he has become addicted to something that sucks out your soul....in the Old Rich case....what takes their soul is their addiction to Money and Power...without benifit to their fellow man.

I have heard things said by these people that are so shameful that it sickens me to think of it. Split Infinity



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 01:02 AM
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I think this will probably get mod'd but I don't care its too funny.

Your high level of intellect didn't teach you how to spell ridiculous?
edit on 12/25/2011 by sputniksteve because: (no reason given)



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 01:03 AM
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Originally posted by maestromason

Originally posted by watchdog8110
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Isn't socializing with the peons frowned upon ?
2nd


edit on 25-12-2011 by watchdog8110 because: (no reason given)


????????

come again?


Will draw the picture with crayons this time . Dude , you leave yourself open for so much that your $130,000.00 education never taught you . Will leave it there .



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 01:06 AM
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Originally posted by maestromason
I did not pay for an $130,000 education to take care of able-bodied people who do not want to take care of themselves.

Entitlements will be gone like the Rosicrucians and Obama come Jan 20, 2013.

If I work for mine, so can everyone else. This is the Land of Opportunity where if you are smart enough you can make enough for your natural life like most of us have. I don't play the markets anymore since 2006 when I liquidized all of my stock and jumped into physical gold and private investments. I just work my firms and stay tethered to the grain as they say.

Entitlements are so highly abused!

edit on 25-12-2011 by maestromason because: *correction


Ive seen a school teacher. $25000 a year man retire and liquidate several smart investments from his years. 100 grand here 100 grand there. Made several smart well researched decisions in his younger years. ANYONE in this country can do it. I believe that wholeheartedly.



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 01:08 AM
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Originally posted by sputniksteve
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I think this will probably get mod'd but I don't care its too funny.

Your high level of intellect didn't teach you how to spell ridiculous?
edit on 12/25/2011 by sputniksteve because: (no reason given)


LOL! YEAH! I have three really big faults! I can't spell for crap! I can't ever find my keys or sunglasses....and I have a MASSIVE EGO! LOL! Split Infinity



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 01:09 AM
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I have no idea what you mean. But Merry Christmas.

Line 2 for good measure.



posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 01:11 AM
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But just to add to what I said. My empathy for a person is not limited to their abilities or intelligence or social standing. I have seen some very dark hearted people and have heard how they speak of others. I won't put up with it and always end up in an arguement. Split Infinity



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