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  • bohraht bohraht Oct 15, 2010 4:43 PM Flag

    Moral Dilemma Facing our Nation

    Poor people do poor people things, and rich people do rich people things.

    You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.

    What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.

    The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else.

    When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is the beginning of the end of any nation.

    You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it!

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    • So I guess your argument is that there are only 2 kinds of people, poor who don't work and wealthy (who may or may not work). that's a rather biased, ignorant view.

      To call this facile analysis a "moral dilemma" looks like you've been brainwashed.

      Missing is the Middle Class, who are disappearing, yet they built America to what it is today. btw, I know a lot of "rich" people who don't really work - they live off the work of their daddy or grandaddy. Bring back the inheritance tax - a tax that built America by making sure a blueblood class wouldn't develop here through those like you who are enamored of money and fail to see basic relationships and attributes of people beyond their $ level.

    • This is still a very rich country, and Obama can still do what we have been doing for another six years!

    • So I guess you're against huge tax subsidies that we legislated for oil companies all these years? And the lack of competitive pricing for prescription drugs we legislated for big pharma under Medicare D?

      Give me a break.

    • QWAK,kutzxc,My SPELLING and DYSLEXIA is NOT subject to SPELL CHECK because it hampers the flow of thoughts in my mind. It is part of ME being ME and I accept it -- if YOU do NOT it is YOUR LOSE not MY LOSE or even a SHORT COMING!

      Deal with IT -- some times SLOWING you down so new concept can have a moment more to take hold is a GOOD thing. :)

      the DUCK

    • Very profound message and one worth remembering in the coming weeks!

    • We need free market capitalism, full private property rights, full medical freedoms, end the war on drugs.

      I don't mind working, it's just that I would like to receive my full paycheck !

      Even the working poor pay a lot of taxes and never see the color of that money.

      So here I am, swapping paper at the stock market, producing nothing and hoping to take a lot of profits.

 
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