It's not that we (right wing) support the rich; We just oppose something-for-nothing.

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    I keep seeing lefties ask why right wingers love the rich, support the rich, vote for the rich, etc, etc, etc.

    They are missing the point. It's not that we are pro-rich people. We are as annoyed with our rich bosses as anyone. It's just that we don't believe in the lifetime handout mentality. The something-for-nothing ideals that the left is pushing. We may hate our bosses as much as you.......but we know that he is the reason we have a job, house, car. And if he goes down, so do we. Yeah, it sucks. We wish we were at his wealth status....thats why we play the lottery.

    But forcibly taking resources from one group....to hand them out to others who did not earn them? Thats our problem. It's just not really part of our upbringing or beliefs. We see our society. And we see opportunity, not oppression.

    It's the idea that someone who hasn't begun to work the entry level jobs, or the jobs that requires one to swallow their pride.........says somehow he is owed an immediate middle class lifestyle without suffering through that learning and growing process, and going through the humility of working odd jobs while knowing you are capable of so much more...and one day actually getting there.........that process has been gone through by millions of Americans for decades and decades.

    And now we have a generation that wants to get a free pass to skip that 5-10 year "growing" process. And they want others to pay for that pass. They refuse to work retail. Or fast food. It'll be "too hard". Or "not enough". So instead, they demand others pay their pass to middle class rather than take the path most of us took, where we looked at it and said "theres no way I'll be able to...." and found a way to do it anyway.

    It sucks. Thats why people strive to more.

    But you dont get a free pass. Thats our stance. Not pro-rich. But anti-free pass. Earn your fucking way. Find a way. Many have before, and many are doing it NOW.
     
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    Now go get a job.
     
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    I support the rich.
    I support the middle class.
    I support the working poor.
    Unfortunately I support the welfare class in a slightly different way.

    The difference is I dont mind that some people are rich. I'd like everyone to become, if not rich, at least self sufficient. The Left thinks the very existence of wealthy people is an affront to Democracy. or something. I don't know what they think. I don't know if they think at all.
     
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    Then you support denying public education to those who can't pay for it?
     
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    Its just envy. They are pissed that they spent their lives being "good" by respecting and promoting diversity, multiculturalism, fighting against percieved threats like racism, sexism, global warming, Christians, etc, etc, etc...........and despite all their "good" work, they aren't among the rich in our nation. THey are jealous. THey feel they have done more "good" for society than the rich and they want "justice" for that, and that it is unfair that someone who did so much "good" such as themselves should have to work their way up through entry level jobs.

    It really is that simple.
     
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    No. Because public education is offered to everyone. The rich and the poor.

    But I can't get welfare or food stamps. Because I work too hard and earn too much. Despite the fact I already pay for both.
     
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    GE should give back the $3.2 Billion they got from us then.

    General Electric Paid No Federal Taxes in 2010 - ABC News

    Or was that not the type of "something for nothing" you were talking about?
     
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    Thats EXACTLY what I mean.

    I suppose it helps when GE's CEO, Mark Immelt, is PART OF OBAMAS STAFF as the "Jobs Czar". Really?????????
     
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    When did GE get $3.2B from the US? Think before answering now.
     
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    Listen to the video in the link before asking.
     

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