Romnesia: Ability of Very Rich to Forget the Context in Which They Made Their Money

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    Rich people are way smarter than we're. We should encourage them to breed.
     
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    One cannot help but wonder what percentage of the wealth of the top 1/10th of 1% actually comes from contracts and services provided TO the government.

    My guess the total would be it's rather high.

    Here's $305,880,000,000 of the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT's spending during 2011.

    This spending goes to 10 companies. Most of them provide weapons. The DoD is the USA's ULTIMATE PORK BARREL spending system:

    source
     
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    Loads of folks are rich because they went out and made it happen.

    Shitting Bull is obviously jealous because he/she/it ain't rich.

    Lordy there Bull baby. Get off your ass and get rich. LOL
     
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    Rich people are
    -Intelligent
    -thinkers
    -innovators
    -Well spoken

    We should pay them more to reproduce and cut all welfare off for the dumb poor amongs us. We would be better off with the higher stock of humanity. lol A eugenics program to advance humanity it can be.

    Most rich people believe it or not are better then the vast majority of poor people. Most of the poor population is poor because they're none of the above.

    Poor people are
    -Lazy
    -Stupid
    -do stupid things
    -mindless=no idea's and just follow the herd


    I hope Mitt Romney finds a dozen women and has a hundred children! The guys good stock and his children would do good for this nation .
     
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    I never thought about it point-by-point, but now that you lay it out I'm convinced.

    Rich people also have better spray-on tans than us.
    And better pool parties apparently.
     
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    You would have been right if you had stopped there.
     
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    I dont understand this so maybe the Liberals on this board can help me understand it;

    Al Gore ran for President in 2000 - he was mega rich, that wasnt a problem
    Kerry ran for President in 2004 - he was so rich he makes Romney look like a pauper, that wasnt a problem

    Romney runs in 2012 and is rich, thats a HUGE problem.....

    I just dont get it. Why is it OK for Al Gore to be rich and Kerry to be mega rich but it isnt OK for Romney to be rich...a man who gives about 1/3 of what he makes each year to charity...thats horrible, thats wrong...he is only out for the rich people.

    I just dont understand your logic here.
    Please try to explain this.
     
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    The Leftist spin everything to their advantage as most people are too stupid to think through the issue.
     

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