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Kitty Herder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-28-08 01:04 PM
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18. K&R
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  -Forget about white supremacy. It's all about RICH Supremacy now. El Pinko  May-28-08 10:39 AM   #0 
  - Notice how the traits are all good ones: Risk-taking, creativity, and perserverance  thecatburgler   May-28-08 10:47 AM   #1 
  - Took the words right out of my mouth. nt  RedCappedBandit   May-28-08 11:27 AM   #12 
  - Now now, the rich do combine the traits you mention  truedelphi   May-28-08 03:16 PM   #34 
  - I'm torn about this.  lumberjack_jeff   May-28-08 10:50 AM   #2 
  - Don't feel torn. It's a logical fallacy of false choices.  Fredda Weinberg   May-28-08 10:54 AM   #5 
  - Teaching kids good financial sense is not what I objected to in the article...  El Pinko   May-28-08 11:01 AM   #8 
     - Personally, I think they are genetically INFERIOR. They have too much greed gene  havocmom   May-28-08 11:18 AM   #10 
        - ' "All for Ourselves and Nothng for other People" seems, in every Age of the World,  bean fidhleir   May-28-08 12:06 PM   #15 
        - Might makes right?  havocmom   May-28-08 12:09 PM   #16 
           - You do realise that's a quotation? It's my favorite Adam Smith quote (Chomsky's too, I think)  bean fidhleir   May-28-08 01:27 PM   #20 
              - I love to hear conservatives quote Smith out of context and always with a smirk.  glitch   May-28-08 01:56 PM   #25 
                 - If it's wrong of you, we share a sin :-)  bean fidhleir   May-28-08 02:01 PM   #28 
                    - Me too, but I am trying not to feed the anger wolf.  glitch   May-28-08 02:57 PM   #33 
        - Too many dollars, not enough sense...  Juniperx   May-28-08 01:54 PM   #24 
  - In Ravi Batra's book on economics  fasttense   May-28-08 10:51 AM   #3 
  - Isn't it funny...  El Pinko   May-28-08 10:59 AM   #7 
  - It's always been "rich supremacy". But "rich" is a near-subset of "White"  bean fidhleir   May-28-08 10:52 AM   #4 
  - Time for a Howard Zinn refresher ...  Myrina   May-28-08 10:59 AM   #6 
  - Yeppers!  bean fidhleir   May-28-08 11:29 AM   #13 
  - Divide and conquer  blindpig   May-28-08 11:30 AM   #14 
     - Linebaugh & Rediker place the division in Barbados around 1650, when  bean fidhleir   May-28-08 02:20 PM   #31 
  - I've got a slightly different, downer, take on this.  SimpleTrend   May-28-08 11:07 AM   #9 
  - Nuance: dream of wealth, a little, but don't instill that as the core value of a human being  havocmom   May-28-08 11:23 AM   #11 
  - ... and to expand on your thought ...  Myrina   May-28-08 01:05 PM   #19 
  - IMO creativity and self-reliance  CJCRANE   May-28-08 01:58 PM   #26 
  - I was taught to save early, how does someone argue against saving money?  RGBolen   May-28-08 12:11 PM   #17 
  - One argument against saving money is that the interest you get is always less than the depreciation  bean fidhleir   May-28-08 01:34 PM   #21 
  - You can also buy stock in the bank or brokerage you have it it, and then you too are getting use of  RGBolen   May-28-08 05:03 PM   #36 
     - Ah, but that's not saving, though, is it. It's gambling, unless you're an insider or a relative (nt  bean fidhleir   May-28-08 06:55 PM   #37 
        - Yes it is. I guess you can equate holding currency or stock to gambling if you want  RGBolen   May-28-08 10:17 PM   #38 
           - You said "buy stock in the bank or brokerage". Stock is gambling. So is currency speculation.  bean fidhleir   May-29-08 05:06 AM   #39 
  - Nothing wrong with saving money  blindpig   May-28-08 01:52 PM   #23 
  - K&R  Herdin_Cats   May-28-08 01:04 PM   #18 
  - hell, as a child I dreamed of Ferraris and Lambos  Blue_Tires   May-28-08 01:51 PM   #22 
  - Classism is the new racism  Juniperx   May-28-08 01:59 PM   #27 
  - Racism is classism at bottom. All the isms are, really.  bean fidhleir   May-28-08 02:03 PM   #29 
     - Yes, but with classism...  Juniperx   May-28-08 02:12 PM   #30 
        - I don't know about that statistic, but Wolff reported a few years ago (it's likely even worse now)  bean fidhleir   May-28-08 02:23 PM   #32 
  - aquisition theology  T Monk   May-28-08 03:42 PM   #35 

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