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Wealth is an illusion. Wealth can be moved around, taken from one place and stored in another.
Every time you see an extravagant display of wealth, just remember, that wealth has been taken from somewhere else and piled up in one place. Maybe only a little bit here, a little bit there, but the end result is the same.
Now there are real financial problems in the world at the moment. The masses are struggling, all their wealth is dwindling. So.....where is it? The answer is, someone, some group, somewhere have accumulated an obscene amount of it, and it looks like they dont plan on giving it back any time soon.
While I TOTALLY agree that crony capitalists should swing from TALL TREES…YUP…I don’t think wealthy owe you or me a damn thing.
It strikes me that the peoples of the world need their own version of a tax office, a statement should be prepared and submitted to the fat cat corporations and other gross abusers of the economic system, and hold them accountable for sums to be paid back to the people in reperation for the wrongs and the greed which they have comitted.
Give the people it back?
That is the problem in the first place.
What's sad now is the AIG lawsuit AGAINST the American Government. Not the FED, the taxpayer.
So, the FED bails out AIG. They loan the Government (taxpayer money) billions. Say's Greenberg "cooked the books." But, no charges...hmm. AIG is restructured, downsized, and lost share price. They did pay the taxpayer money back at full interest. Funny, I didn't get a check.
Originally posted by December21st2012
Wealth is not just about money, its about possessions. Money can be printed in abundance, but that doesnt make it valuable. The great irony is that it becomes more valuable when there is less of it about. There is less of it about because they have taken it. Therefore the money which has been taken from us is becoming more and more valuable all the time to those who have taken it because there is less about in circulation. Its a brilliantly conceived con that has been executed on all of us.