study wealth distribution: Gains of wealthy hurts the rest

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    dip shit.
     
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    from the brief on the linked piece...

     
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    I do NOT think it is a straight line trend, TM.

    I think that in this system we have, we need to have an invesment class and a worker class.

    If the investment class does not have enough money, if the consuming classes are eating up all the seed corn (in our case that seed corn is money) then it does behoove us to initiate SUPPLY SIDE policies such that there is capital for furture development.


    This is, of course, not the situation facing us today.

    Today we are imbalanced in the other direction.

    One where the investment class has all the seed corn and realizing that there is no market for new corn harvests, they are NOT investing in future projects to the extent is necessary for a healthy economy.

    We need to change the system such that those with all the corn start planting it again.
     
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    It's easier to blame the evil rich than take any personal responsibility because your a f'n loser. They went to college, worked hard, saved money and became successful and it's their fault because someone decides to skip school, get drunk, make baby's and complain society's unfair. Share the wealth, yeah, that's fair. BULL CRAP! You get out of life what your willing to put into it.
     
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    They have proven it IS a zero sum game folks.
     
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    If there is a class war in this country it is being waged by some of the wealthy and not by the middle class and poor.
     
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    Sticking with your analogy ed, people have to want the corn, otherwise what point is their in planting it. In other words there has to be demand. For their to be demand there has to be some level of certainty of wha the future will hold. Right now the investment class doesn't have that which is why they are hoarding the 'corn' taking a wait and see approach. Demand, in the economic sense of the word, is not just people wanting something. Most of us want new stuff. It's our financial situation that is preventing them from acting on those wants. This includes corporations, there are the ones that really need to start buying to get this kick started. The best way I can think to do that is to make it easier for them to do business. Reduce their liabilities to the government and remove some government red tape.
     
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    why do you ignore the preponderance of evidence???
     

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