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K Gardner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-31-07 08:51 PM
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2. I'm guessing the answer to your question is going to be "no".
But I agree and commend a very well-written post :-)
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  -Can we once and for all drop the "to fight for the poor, you must be poor" nonsense? jpgray  Dec-31-07 08:45 PM   #0 
  - FDR RFK even LBJ  mth44sc   Dec-31-07 08:49 PM   #1 
  - I'm guessing the answer to your question is going to be "no".  K Gardner   Dec-31-07 08:51 PM   #2 
  - I'm guessing it will sink quickly without many responses  jpgray   Dec-31-07 09:10 PM   #7 
  - Being rich is not a sin  truedelphi   Dec-31-07 08:52 PM   #3 
  - Actually, it kinda is  jgraz   Dec-31-07 09:22 PM   #9 
  - It's akin to saying that going green isn't good because Al Gore spent a lot of energy in his house  antiimperialist   Dec-31-07 08:53 PM   #4 
  - The term is "compassion"  baldguy   Dec-31-07 08:53 PM   #5 
  - I once heard the saying: "You don't need to have cancer to do research on it"  antiimperialist   Dec-31-07 08:55 PM   #6 
     - It's a good point.  personman   Jan-01-08 07:25 AM   #22 
  - scoundrel that he was, Joe Kennedy Sr. drummed into his children that they were expected  yellowdogintexas   Dec-31-07 09:11 PM   #8 
  - Such complexity and nuance is most out of place here...  PurityOfEssence   Dec-31-07 09:58 PM   #15 
  - Well said. nt  JerseygirlCT   Dec-31-07 09:33 PM   #10 
  - Right Wingers believe  ThoughtCriminal   Dec-31-07 09:36 PM   #11 
  - You might happier with the GOP. You would never have  OHdem10   Dec-31-07 09:41 PM   #12 
  - The best post I've read on DU in a very long time!  Patchuli   Dec-31-07 09:45 PM   #13 
  - And wealth is not the problem,  postulater   Dec-31-07 09:50 PM   #14 
  - straw man alert  cali   Dec-31-07 10:02 PM   #16 
  - An individual's investments and possessions don't make any serious impact. Policy and activism can.  jpgray   Dec-31-07 10:18 PM   #18 
     - I'm not addressing Al Gore.  cali   Dec-31-07 10:39 PM   #19 
        - Why not? Why create a moral code for one individual you refuse to apply to all others?  jpgray   Jan-01-08 04:14 AM   #21 
  - Well, well, well; the return of the Old Guard.  PurityOfEssence   Dec-31-07 10:03 PM   #17 
  - Soon as all those folks who believe they are rich figure out how to take it with them  nolabels   Dec-31-07 10:58 PM   #20 
  - But you have to be black in order to play blues music,  TalkingDog   Jan-01-08 07:52 AM   #23 
  - I do not consider myself a reverse elitist, but I don't believe you can truly comprehend the life  IsItJustMe   Jan-01-08 11:43 AM   #25 
     - True, but comprehending only a part of another's situation can lead to understanding and support  jpgray   Jan-01-08 11:57 AM   #26 
        - I agree. We like things in black and white and that is generally the way our minds work. Any  IsItJustMe   Jan-01-08 12:17 PM   #28 
  - Agreed.  Laelth   Jan-01-08 10:40 AM   #24 
  - Even the Robber Barons of old valued philathropy.  HughBeaumont   Jan-01-08 12:01 PM   #27 
  - I acknowledge, but never justify my own hypocrisy...  LanternWaste   Jan-01-08 12:19 PM   #29 
  - Until we have public campaign financing, we'll need to rely on decent rich folk...  calipendence   Jan-01-08 02:02 PM   #30 

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