Old quote sadly relevant today

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    "The whole gospel of Karl Marx can be summed up in a single sentence: Hate the
    man who is better off than you are. Never under any circumstances admit that
    his success may be due to his own efforts, to the productive contribution he
    has made to the whole community. Always attribute his success to the
    exploitation, the cheating, the more or less open robbery of others. Never
    under any circumstances admit that your own failure may be owing to your own
    weakness, or that the failure of anyone else may be due to his own defects -
    his laziness, incompetence, improvidence, or stupidity."

    -- Henry Hazlitt
    (1894-1993) American economist, philosopher,literary critic and journalist
     
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    Ahhh... nevermind... you're too fuckin' stupid to get it.

    Oh... what the hell, I'll talk to a wall.... again.

    Ahem.... PROGRESSIVES ARE NOT MARXISTS!!!!

    Now that I've got your attention....

    Sure... there are a few Marxists in the fold... Just like there are a few true Racists and Anarchists in the Conservative fold. If you think that stereotyping all Progressives as Marxists is correct... then I suppose Progressives can equally say that your side is all a bunch of Racists and Anarchists. Right?
     
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    Are you aware how many people the banksters made poor with their fraud?
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9mWAxHpeew]Gordon Gekko - "I create nothing, I own." - YouTube[/ame]​
     
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    Whether it happens by "revolution" or "evolution" the goal is exactly the same.
     
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    This is the United States of America. Do you know what happes to people who work hard, are frugal, and honest who become poor by the actions of others?

    They learn from their mistakes and arent poor for very long.
     
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    You live in a fantasy land
     
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    Yeah.. I know... Racism and Anarchy, no matter whether it's out in the open like the KKK or disguised as "Conservatism and Tea Parties" is exactly the same.
     
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    The American Revolution was a class war. The abolitionist movement was a class war.
     
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    You mean a land where people need to work and allocate their resources wisely?

    Yeah. Sure. It's a fantasy world.
     

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