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Wealth Inequality & the Republican Party

ILOVEISRAEL

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"So sorry you are a right wing member of the current iteration of the Republican Party. "

not nearly as far Right as you are Left.

Perhaps a good laxative will force your head out of your ass.

THEN you might notice that Republicans haven't been totally in charge of government for the last 60 years.

and Democrats are as culpable as the demons in your dreams.
Please tell us how the Republicans are suppressing the Vote. Do you know which State has one of the most restrictive voting rules? DELEWARE !!! If this was Trump letting Illegals pour into this Country in addition to NOT insisting they be vaccinated you would be screaming.
 

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Making it more difficult to vote would affect persons of color who may be the least wealthy under our form of Capitalism the most. Voting in person should not take more than one hour in any district.
Tell us how they are making it more difficult to vote and why it “ only “ effects “ people of color” Do you know who has the Most restrictive Voting Laws?? DELAWARE ! Sleepy Joe’s State.
IF it takes more then a hour every four years, deal with it
 

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Tell us how they are making it more difficult to vote and why it “ only “ effects “ people of color” Do you know who has the Most restrictive Voting Laws?? DELAWARE ! Sleepy Joe’s State.
IF it takes more then a hour every four years, deal with it
In some places, persons were in line more than two hours. That doesn't happen in wealthier neighborhoods.

The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States.
 

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In some places, persons were in line more than two hours. That doesn't happen in wealthier neighborhoods.

The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States.
Care to guess how long many of the people of Iraq waited in line to vote when they got their first chance for such after Saddam was removed?

In person voting usually requires volunteers to staff the polling places. If not enough volunteer to do so, then it could take longer for people to wait in line to vote, and could reduce the number of polling places. If your state does in-person voting, have YOU volunteered to help staff a polling location?

Most states offer absentee ballots that can be mailed to the voter and mailed back. So if some one is smart enough to vote but doesn't want to wait in line ...

Many states, such as mine, now do only mail-in ballots. Makes it almost too easy to vote and opens the door to more voting fraud methods.

One solution would be to make Election Day a National Holiday so people would have more time in the day to vote.

I personally wish my state would return to in-person voting with firm ID check to reduce the fraud window.
 

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In some places, persons were in line more than two hours. That doesn't happen in wealthier neighborhoods.

The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States.
Still haven’t demonstrated it was against “ people of color!” Or that they weren’t Caucasian
 

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It's interesting how Dems try to redirect well-meaning concern for the poor, into fretting over "income inequality". It's a subtle change, but it's a deliberate shift in focus, designed to serve the socialist agenda and justify more government meddling in the economy.
 
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So a lifetime and career(s) spent living off of redistributed wealth but no sign of having been involved in creating wealth, yet you are going to lecture us on "wealth inequality".

Not all people have equal skill sets for employment to create income that could result in wealth accumulation, hence the start is the variance on income levels.
Not all people figure how to invest to accumulate wealth, or choose to do so with their income. So life for now, often beyond their means.
And many, as we see in your OP and links, confuse income with wealth.
Consider this, our economy relies on consumers, common sense has shown during the Covid era that durable goods and non durable goods, and services restaurants, bars, barbers, etc. circulate money on Main Street. When the retail market suffers the majority of consumers lose jobs and cannot pay their bills.

Explain this sentence and its impact on our entire economy:

"And many, as we see in your OP and links, confuse income with wealth"

BTW, I have both income and wealth (in real estate and stocks and bonds, FYI)
 
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It's interesting how Dems try to redirect well-meaning concern for the poor, into fretting over "income inequality". It's a subtle change, but it's a deliberate shift in focus, designed to serve the socialist agenda and justify more government meddling in the economy.
Oh BULLSHIT!
 

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Care to guess how long many of the people of Iraq waited in line to vote when they got their first chance for such after Saddam was removed?

In person voting usually requires volunteers to staff the polling places. If not enough volunteer to do so, then it could take longer for people to wait in line to vote, and could reduce the number of polling places. If your state does in-person voting, have YOU volunteered to help staff a polling location?

Most states offer absentee ballots that can be mailed to the voter and mailed back. So if some one is smart enough to vote but doesn't want to wait in line ...

Many states, such as mine, now do only mail-in ballots. Makes it almost too easy to vote and opens the door to more voting fraud methods.

One solution would be to make Election Day a National Holiday so people would have more time in the day to vote.

I personally wish my state would return to in-person voting with firm ID check to reduce the fraud window.
Right-wingers were complaining about mail-in voting the most.
 

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It's interesting how Dems try to redirect well-meaning concern for the poor, into fretting over "income inequality". It's a subtle change, but it's a deliberate shift in focus, designed to serve the socialist agenda and justify more government meddling in the economy.
I have to agree to disagree with you on this issue. Studies show that mortality can be linked to the poverty rate. Poverty can be considered a "perpetual pandemic" that affects the Poor the most under our form of Capitalism.
 

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I have to agree to disagree with you on this issue. Studies show that mortality can be linked to the poverty rate. Poverty can be considered a "perpetual pandemic" that affects the Poor the most under our form of Capitalism.
How can you disagree when you clearly didn't even read what I posted?
 

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Consider this, our economy relies on consumers, common sense has shown during the Covid era that durable goods and non durable goods, and services restaurants, bars, barbers, etc. circulate money on Main Street. When the retail market suffers the majority of consumers lose jobs and cannot pay their bills.

Explain this sentence and its impact on our entire economy:

"And many, as we see in your OP and links, confuse income with wealth"

BTW, I have both income and wealth (in real estate and stocks and bonds, FYI)
And when tinpot dictators a.k.a. state governors shut down the economies (without legal or Constitutional authority), forcing businesses to close and workers out of their jobs, all to deal with a virus not much worse than the annual flu, that's not the fault of the free enterprise~capitalism system.

Wealth is goods and/or services with market value, such that others will trade for with their goods and/or services (wealth).

Money is a device to circumvent the barter system and also used to measure wealth.

Basic Econ 101 and I've explained this often in other threads.

Some of the tables in your link charted wealth, others income. None seemed to factor in the impact of business, industry, and jobs shifting out of the USA and over to CCP China over the past four decades. Major flaw and oversight.

Here's another factor in form of a fable of sorts.

Bob and Charlie are the same race, gender/sex, social-economic strata, same levels of education and are employed in the same occupation, receiving the same salary and benefits(income).

Bob lives a frugal lifestyle, avoids debt and pays it often as quick as he can if he uses it. Bob also invests at least 10% or more of his pretax income into an IRA or 401K (especially if his employer provides matching contributions). Bob also is buying a house trying to pay off the mortgage early.

Charlie is "good time guy", rents an apartment, has his credit-lines maxed out and only makes the minimum monthly payments on them. He likes to party, especially at his favorite tavern/bar where he often "buys a round"(or two). Charlie will also place bets on various sporting events.

Whom do you think has more wealth?

Where does the system factor in versus personal choices and lifestyles?
 

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Consider this, our economy relies on consumers, common sense has shown during the Covid era that durable goods and non durable goods, and services restaurants, bars, barbers, etc. circulate money on Main Street. When the retail market suffers the majority of consumers lose jobs and cannot pay their bills.

Explain this sentence and its impact on our entire economy:

"And many, as we see in your OP and links, confuse income with wealth"

BTW, I have both income and wealth (in real estate and stocks and bonds, FYI)
OK. How much do you contribute to charities? Say to your church, or the Goodwill, or Disabled Veterans, etc. ?

Here's another tale for you to chew, this one is real.

Back in the 1980s my wife's former husband did construction work here in the PNW with another chap we'll call John. Eventually John got some money and financing together and started a business making trusses for homes and small commercial buildings.

Over the decades there were some challenging times, the risks common to self-employment/business where sometimes loss is more a guarantee than profit. Yet he lucked out with a small manufacturing operation that has succeeded and provides employment to over 100 workers.

John and his family could have lead a very affluent(wealthy) lifestyle, but John is a devout Christian and as he put it a few years ago when I last saw him; "Felt the thumb of the Lord upon me ..." and for a couple decades now has been sending a large portion of his profits to fund an orphanage and school over in Africa. From the way he described this operation and the problems with it he's overcome, it sounds like every dollar of his has effect and impact equal to $3-$4 that USA foreign aid would have.

The point that so many of you regressive, leftist, socialist types often fail to grasp, is that it isn't so much what you make or have, but what you do with it.
 

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Right-wingers were complaining about mail-in voting the most.
Mainly because Right-wingers are more concerned about voting fraud happening and wanting to prevent it ~ while Left-wingers are constantly looking for ways to generate more voting fraud/steals.
 

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The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States.
Here's your civics test, cite where you found this if it is an actual quote.
Also note that this has nothing to do with voting process or "wait in line" times.
 

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