How do the rich live so well in America?

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  1. shintao
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    How do the rich live so well in America? Geeze, and all the Democrats want is for the rich to pay their fair share for living a protected life in the land of opportunity in America.

    Unincorporated Businesses 43%
    Stocks 10.9%
    Investments in Real Estate 19.4
    Home equity 7%
    Trusts 2.1
    Bonds 5%
    Farms 1.5%
    Financial Assests 23.8%
    Cars & Trucks 44% of total spending
    After tax incomes $125,000.
    They control $69.2 trillion in assets.
    The richest 1% of adults control 43% of the world’s assets; the wealthiest 10% have 83%.
     
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    So now we're defining The Rich as having After Tax Incomes of $125,000?

    How many private jets can one afford on that level of income?
     
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    How many times do you Liberals have to be told? You could confiscate all the wealth in this country and it STILL wouldn't pay off our debt or solve the long term insolvency issues we face.
     
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    If you hate the uber rich stop buying and using their products.

    Might want to start by throwing out your computer.
     
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    The real question is how the poor live so well here. Poor people, those below poverty line, enjoy lifestyles that are only dreams for the middle class in most of the world.
    It is the rich that afford the poor's lifestyle.
     
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    Lefties are such jealous people. It's pathetic. Probably something that happened in childhood.
     

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