A government that can take from the Rich

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    Can take from the poor much easier.

    When we allow politicians and bureaucrats divide us because of envy and covetousness, we weaken our own rights and potential.
     
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    First they came for the jews.........
     
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    You're absolutely right, a government can do that. Who would pretend otherwise? We have a government right now that supports the rich exploiting the poor.

    As a twist to Mitt Romney's words... I'm not really concerned about the rich, they have their own safety net. The rich don't struggle in the ways the poor do. If they did, they wouldn't be rich.


    Also what the fuck? Why are you trying to make the poor as a point of your argument? You guys have pointed out time and time again you don't rightly give a fuck about the poor. This thread is the equivalent of someone like me showing concern for the rich.
     
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    Can you explain how the rich are exploiting the poor? Seems the opposite is more true. All those defaulted mortgages. Rich people provided the money. Poor people took the money. Rich people have lost their own money. Poor people lost rich people's money.
     
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    The rich certainly have managed to convince too-many people (See: Teabaggers) their future income-potential is much-more important than.....​

    Yeah.....let's Hear It!! for those pooooooooor rich-people.....like Phil Gramm!!!

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    The poor rich people, they just don't have a thing. Pretty soon, they are going to be forced to eat their polo ponies.

    We had our greatest prosperity when the wealthy paid their fair share.
     
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    Um. No. What happened was that Rich People manipulted the real estate market, then gave poor people loans they probably never should have gotten. They then called those loans assets, sold them to other people as securities, overstating their value.

    Which all worked fine, until the whole system collapsed, and the poor folks had to bail out the rich with TARP and such.
     
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    And that's exactly what the Dems think you'll believe. They think you're too stupid to see through their bull shit. They claim that they are going after the rich and we are trying to stop them, when in fact they're going after everyone. They lie so much how can you trust them? Only a retard would continue to.

    Fact is they know that by raising taxes on the rich they will barely scratch the surface when it comes to paying down the debt. They know that once they trick you into buying into their class-warfare you'll re-elect Obama for four more and you won't have a say in what he does then. Not one thing.....because his fear of being thrown out of office will be gone.

    Truth is if you tax all of the billionaires and millionaires exactly the way Obama says they will only get a fraction of what they need in revenue to pay off the debt. The best case estimates state that it will only cause an increase in revenue of only $40 billion over 10 years. Currently the annual deficit is $1.3 trillion. Do the math. What makes their mouths water is removing the Bush tax-cuts. You know......those evil tax-cuts they keep extending. They want to remove them. And really, that's just the beginning.

    So what are they up to?

    Are they actually intentionally trying to destroy our economy? Possibly. Are they actually just trying to institute another massive tax on wages for everyone? Most likely. Once they raise all of our taxes will they ever pay off the debt? Hell no. Are you really stupid enough to believe their intellectually lazy arguments? Appears so. :D
     
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    .....And, with all o' that "government-interference" outta-the-way, the rating$-agencie$ got to play, as WELL!!!!

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    Oh, shut up you fool. Nobody forced the banks to give out a loan to anyone. They did it all on their own. Nobody took their money, they gave it away freely.
     

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