full context of spread the wealth comment

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5OMlOPgrBk]YouTube - Obama talking to Joe the Plumber - Full Context[/ame]

    to take one line out of a more than 3 minute conversation where Obama explains more of what he means is assinine!
     
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    Surprisingly enough, it works. A guy I do business with is voting for McCain because he thinks his taxes will go up. He doesn't make anywhere near $250,000 in income...
     
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    According to Reagan, Trickle Down is spreading the wealth.

    The term does not refer to socialism. Nice soundbite, but bullshit.

    Spreading the wealth is also spreading the opportunity for gaining wealth. This means beyond the upper 1% but to the whole middle class.

    I am always amazed by how many in a middle class income have bought into the trickle down theory.
     
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    Me, too. I wonder how many really believe it now?

    Our father's and grandfathers' generations certainly knew what complete bullshit that theory was.
     
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    Reagan's own budget director admitted that the Reagan "tax cut" was just a "trojan horse" to lower taxes for the rich.

    The bottom 90% of the people of America control 4% of the wealth.

    Think about that when you are going to work tomorrow.
     
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    Thanks for posting this. People are being convinced to vote outside their own tax bracket.
     
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    And in the full context he is talking out of his ass... flat tax would require a 40% tax rate?... and he is still a proponent of inequality... a proponent of higher tax rates for those who earn more.. tax "breaks" in the forms of 'kick backs' to ones who do not even pay taxes....

    a pile of shit by any other name would still smell as bad
     
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    But that's how America works. Love it or leave it bitch.
     
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    No... it is how extremist leftists like you want it to work... this country's government was never set up to be a welfare state, a redistribution center, a governmental robin hood, or to treat citizens in the spirit of inequality and without liberty to make it (or not) on their own merits and efforts

    And I.. as an American that has served his country... will continue to work for and vote for ones who are more apt to return to those values, than to move more towards marxist values of the extreme left entitlement junkies
     
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