Republicans: why do you ignore the wealth inequality issue?

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    The facts should anger you.

    You say any person deserves to keep every cent they make. That would be fine, except that most of the people in the top 5% are not EARNING all of the money that they are MAKING.

    Why ignore the evidence?

    http://www.businessinsider.com/15-c...nt-been-this-bad-since-the-roaring-twenties-1

    Productivity and profits are up, yet wages for the middle class haven't changed over the last few decades unlike the 1%

    I don't think that I should make more money simply because of the top 5%. I just the think the wealthy should pay a fair tax that would go to benefit programs for lower level workers. In doing so, their hardwork can be fulfilled.
     
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    Republicans ignore it as we feel that you need to earn it. Most of the poor are lazy and don't wish to pound the floor to advance them selfs.

    Poor-think it should be handed to you=no wealth. You think life is a joke.
    Rich-work hard and plan=more wealth!

    Why should the people that work hard and are smart enough to save up give you their money?
     
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    The rich don't work hard.

    The poor do.
     
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    :cuckoo: I already told you I personally did not want their money. Again, it's arguably not their money if they didn't technically earn it.
     
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    Because they think even thinking of the word "inequality" will turn them into a commie.
     
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    Yep, and the poor pay 28 percent of their income because they actually work for a paycheck, while the 1 percent sit on their asses while drawing interest on their money and only paying 15 percent for capital gains.
     
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    B/c we are not whinny little cry babies.

    clear enough for you?
     
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    You seem to cry a great deal about the government.
     
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    lets see, what's different.

    The rich have no affect on my life beyond providing me with a job and benefits that go to care and feed my family.

    The government takes some of that money and removes my Constitutional rights, over spends , making the money I keep worth less, thus making it harder for me to care and feed my family.




    Like I said, we, unlike you, are not a bunch of whinny crybabies.
     
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    The trickle down is a myth. Corporations are making record profits and taxes are at record lows. Where are the jobs exactly?
     

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