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Tue Feb 12, 2013, 07:29 AM

for shame, wealthy america, some facts about the victims of your greed

http://www.nationofchange.org/shame-wealthy-america-some-facts-about-victims-your-greed-1360595041




Yes, you've caused people to suffer. You've taken from the poor and the middle class for thirty years, from Reagan to Obama, using a variety of strategies to redistribute wealth to the top. Yet you insist that the middle class should accept cuts in Social Security to pay off the deficit.

Here is the effect of your funds transfer:

In 1983 the poorest 47 percent of America owned $750 billion dollars, $15,000 per family, 2.5 percent of the nation's wealth.

In 2009 the poorest 47 percent of America owned ZERO PERCENT of the nation's wealth (their debt exceeds their assets).

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Reply for shame, wealthy america, some facts about the victims of your greed (Original post)
xchrom Feb 2013 OP
ProfessionalLeftist Feb 2013 #1
libtodeath Feb 2013 #2
meeshrox Feb 2013 #3
marmar Feb 2013 #4
daleanime Feb 2013 #5
LiberalAndProud Feb 2013 #6
abelenkpe Feb 2013 #7
pscot Feb 2013 #8
Glorfindel Feb 2013 #9
burnsei sensei Feb 2013 #10

Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 09:09 AM

1. Recommend. n/t

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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 09:15 AM

2. K&R

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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 09:25 AM

3. Kick

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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 09:27 AM

4. k/r

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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 09:29 AM

5. K&R......

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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 09:33 AM

6. This is well worth reading.

The federal housing budget has dropped from $86 billion in 1976 to $45 billion in 2013. This has occurred despite a study that revealed the cost of supportive housing as less than half the cost of prison accommodations. In Los Angeles, a UCLA study found that more was spent on skid row policing than on homeless shelters.


Still we haven't cut social spending by enough.

Shame on the poor for being poor. That's in the Bible, isn't it?



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What do you mean it's not in the Bible?!?

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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 09:54 AM

7. K&R nt

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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 10:18 AM

8. The Age of Avarice

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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 10:29 AM

9. It's time for the guillotine

Hell, it's way PAST time for that useful instrument.

(OK, I don't really believe in the death penalty for greed, but the THREAT would do a lot of good)

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Response to Glorfindel (Reply #9)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 10:55 AM

10. We need the guillotine badly.

Why should the merciless be granted any mercy at all?
In France, it was called the great leveller.
Where law and principle do not create justice, either among individuals or in society, the guillotine should, in fact, be expected.

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