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Response to Reply #96
98. If the financial situation of the nation continues to decline, then yes.
Edited on Sun Nov-15-09 05:46 PM by anonymous171
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  -Will you feel bad for the rich? TwixVoy  Nov-15-09 01:06 AM   #0 
  - The mac dad will make you, daddy mac will make you, Kriss Kross will make you...  Naturyl   Nov-15-09 01:12 AM   #1 
  - So what happens when your predictions turn to be wrong?  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-15-09 01:19 AM   #2 
  - thank god it passed.  Hannah Bell   Nov-15-09 01:21 AM   #3 
  - You're right, of course.  Naturyl   Nov-15-09 01:22 AM   #4 
     - Why I am all for a progressive tax rate with those folks getting a 70% rate  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-15-09 01:27 AM   #6 
        - Generous of you.  Naturyl   Nov-15-09 01:37 AM   #10 
  - Hell no. They are lucky we aren't getting the guillotine out right now. nt  anonymous171   Nov-15-09 01:25 AM   #5 
  - Yes they are lucky we aren't lynching people who are different from us.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Nov-15-09 01:29 AM   #7 
     - Hugely inappropriate analogy.n/t  me b zola   Nov-15-09 11:40 AM   #79 
     - How is that?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Nov-15-09 05:40 PM   #94 
     - You are talking about two different things  me b zola   Nov-15-09 08:14 PM   #108 
        - The people different from us was a reference to the rich.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Nov-15-09 08:16 PM   #110 
     - Faux pas noted by Madame Defarge. nt  phasma ex machina   Nov-15-09 06:24 PM   #106 
        - Pssst  me b zola   Nov-15-09 08:21 PM   #111 
     - It would be self-defense. nt  anonymous171   Nov-15-09 01:31 PM   #86 
        - All rich people pose an imminent threat to your life.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Nov-15-09 05:43 PM   #96 
           - If the financial situation of the nation continues to decline, then yes.  anonymous171   Nov-15-09 05:46 PM   #98 
              - Horseshit nt  Dreamer Tatum   Nov-15-09 05:58 PM   #102 
              - How exactly do they pose an imminent threat?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Nov-15-09 07:20 PM   #107 
  - The unrec is mine. If "rich" as you define it is "millionaire", then we're not on the same team.  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-15-09 01:30 AM   #8 
  - Cheapskate does not equal not rich.  Naturyl   Nov-15-09 01:36 AM   #9 
  - As a teacher, with a Full Time Designated Subjects teaching credential issued by  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-15-09 01:52 AM   #12 
  - I agree,  Libertas1776   Nov-15-09 02:03 AM   #16 
  - Alright "Mr. Bootstrap," fair enough.  Naturyl   Nov-15-09 02:16 AM   #21 
  - At this point, I am not. In that you are correct. However, I'm just a high school educated stoner  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-15-09 02:30 AM   # 
  - i think the distinction is, he doesn't have income of a million, he owns property valued  Hannah Bell   Nov-15-09 03:31 AM   #50 
  - It's hardly worth the waste of breath  lukasahero   Nov-15-09 01:29 PM   #84 
     - Bingo!  Sherman A1   Nov-15-09 01:40 PM   #90 
  - Being a "millionaire" does not mean as much as it used to  csziggy   Nov-15-09 02:16 PM   #91 
  - Wow bitter much. You are the one considering killing them.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Nov-15-09 11:36 PM   #114 
  - Something doesn't add up  Taitertots   Nov-15-09 02:17 AM   #23 
  - Wow. I own a house. I have a spouse who brought her own money to the table.  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-15-09 02:24 AM   #27 
  - So you made more than $46,000 a year?  Taitertots   Nov-15-09 03:33 AM   #51 
     - i don't see what the mystery is. i have friends who never made over that,  Hannah Bell   Nov-15-09 03:37 AM   #53 
     - How much do you think a million dollar(today) property in CA cost 10 years ago? nt  hack89   Nov-15-09 11:42 AM   #80 
  - My dad never made more than $40,000 a year. He was a millionaire  mainer   Nov-15-09 09:13 AM   #65 
  - Are you stupid?  C_Lawyer09   Nov-15-09 06:02 PM   #104 
  - You don't need to apologize for your net worth.  EmeraldCityGrl   Nov-15-09 02:16 PM   #92 
  - As a Sailor in the United States Navy, my wife and I had enough money on our first anniversary  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-15-09 02:18 AM   #24 
  - Well, all criticism aside, you have good taste in beer.  Naturyl   Nov-15-09 02:30 AM   #28 
     - Yeah well, at the time my ONLY objective was to show my wife a good time.  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-15-09 02:34 AM   #30 
        - If she left you over money, you're better off.  Naturyl   Nov-15-09 02:42 AM   #32 
           - Yeah well, life is what it is.  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-15-09 02:52 AM   #35 
  - Your comments are disgusting  C_Lawyer09   Nov-15-09 05:58 PM   #101 
  - Try having to go and GET THE WOOD, SPLIT IT and STACK IT.  earth mom   Nov-15-09 01:58 AM   #15 
  - I live at the edge of the San Bernardino National Forest. I could go and get "my own wood".  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-15-09 02:05 AM   #17 
     - I really don't think the OP was talking about you. But about the mega rich who think nothing  earth mom   Nov-15-09 02:09 AM   #19 
     - Actually, the OP specifically excluded the 'mega rich'  lukasahero   Nov-15-09 01:32 PM   #87 
     - Um, if you're not filthy rich (and you're not) why are you getting so offended  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-16-09 12:37 AM   #115 
  - and would you be "wiped out" by a depression?  dysfunctional press   Nov-15-09 02:36 AM   #31 
  - My dad worked as a cook, 70 hours a week, all his life.  mainer   Nov-15-09 09:10 AM   #64 
  - Let them rot in their own hell.  Double T   Nov-15-09 01:50 AM   #11 
  - how is their wealth going to evaporate?  Hamlette   Nov-15-09 01:54 AM   #13 
  - Not at all. Your nest egg is obviously comprised of things you stole from those less fortunate than  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-15-09 01:58 AM   #14 
  - but you would feel sorry for me if I'd spend lavisly my whole life  Hamlette   Nov-15-09 02:11 AM   #20 
  - "Zero sum game" is a RW taking point...  Naturyl   Nov-15-09 02:54 AM   #37 
  - It's actually a term from game theory. I learned it from sociologist Alfie Kohn, in "No Contest"  AlienGirl   Nov-15-09 02:57 AM   #40 
  - If pompous self-righteousness and taking pride in oversimplifying economics...  Silent3   Nov-15-09 09:26 AM   #66 
  - LOL The rich have turned non-zero-sum game into their own little talking point  anonymous171   Nov-15-09 08:40 PM   #112 
  - I reject the zero sum game logic of the Spanish Theory of Value  ProgressiveProfessor   Nov-15-09 03:13 AM   #47 
  - Ah, actually a lot of very smart people think the market  pokercat999   Nov-15-09 05:08 AM   #57 
  - The rich can suck it! And I'm talking mega rich who have exploited others to get their  earth mom   Nov-15-09 02:07 AM   #18 
  - Observation  BillDU   Nov-15-09 02:16 AM   #22 
  - Jab  BillDU   Nov-15-09 02:20 AM   #25 
  - The depression only benefits them  Taitertots   Nov-15-09 02:21 AM   #26 
  - Some will, some won't.  proteus_lives   Nov-15-09 02:32 AM   #29 
  - I didn't go in to the kind of personality I witnessed  TwixVoy   Nov-15-09 02:49 AM   #34 
     - Then her real problem was her shallowness and racism, and not her money.  AlienGirl   Nov-15-09 02:54 AM   #36 
     - And my thought was  TwixVoy   Nov-15-09 02:56 AM   #38 
        - She would probably still be just as shallow and racist.  AlienGirl   Nov-15-09 03:06 AM   #42 
        - +1, and actually worst... the racism gets far worst  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-15-09 01:16 PM   #82 
        - Survive or die.  proteus_lives   Nov-15-09 03:10 AM   #46 
     - Then your real problem is with her attitude?  proteus_lives   Nov-15-09 03:09 AM   #45 
     - It's really hard to shake "Just World" thinking  AlienGirl   Nov-15-09 03:15 AM   #49 
     - I'm sorry - I'm call BS on "my mexican maid"  lukasahero   Nov-15-09 01:34 PM   #88 
        - Yeah, that sounded fishy to me too.  proteus_lives   Nov-15-09 02:57 PM   #93 
        - I'm calling TRIPLE BULLSHIT  Dreamer Tatum   Nov-15-09 06:00 PM   #103 
           - LOL  lukasahero   Nov-15-09 06:06 PM   #105 
  - There but for fortune: If a man with a big trust fund marries me...and we lose everthing...  AlienGirl   Nov-15-09 02:48 AM   #33 
  - How did you fall in love with a rich man?  Naturyl   Nov-15-09 02:57 AM   #39 
     - slf-deleted, too much connecting info  AlienGirl   Nov-15-09 02:58 AM   #41 
     - Hehe, nice response.  Naturyl   Nov-15-09 03:07 AM   #43 
        - Life is incredibly random.  AlienGirl   Nov-15-09 03:08 AM   #44 
     - So you wouldn't love a rich woman?  proteus_lives   Nov-15-09 03:34 AM   #52 
  - It depends on who the rich person is  Raine   Nov-15-09 03:14 AM   #48 
  - Oh ffs, the sky is not falling.  LeftyMom   Nov-15-09 04:15 AM   #54 
  - I never understood the logic of the DUomsday Cultists here.  HughBeaumont   Nov-15-09 11:13 AM   #77 
     - and...  Swamp Rat   Nov-15-09 01:30 PM   #85 
     - Search the OP's posts. This person is preparing for doomday.  Dreamer Tatum   Nov-15-09 05:45 PM   #97 
  - The "regular rich" (the upper upper-middle class) are leveraged and indebted too  Nikki Stone1   Nov-15-09 04:22 AM   #55 
  - I know a few well-off people  DFW   Nov-15-09 04:37 AM   #56 
  - I don't think they deserve to die or are intrinsically evil as some DUers do  stray cat   Nov-15-09 08:03 AM   #58 
  - Do you feel bad for those struggling to keep their home - they are rich relative to renters  stray cat   Nov-15-09 08:05 AM   #59 
  - In a word...  StarfarerBill   Nov-15-09 08:14 AM   #60 
  - I'm not really sure what accounts for rich anymore  Geek_Girl   Nov-15-09 08:35 AM   #61 
  - Sure. For $25/hour, two hour minimum. Rates higher for Bernie Madoff and his ilk.  Buns_of_Fire   Nov-15-09 08:38 AM   #62 
  - no i won't feel bad for them  barbtries   Nov-15-09 08:55 AM   #63 
  - I will show them the same consideration they showed me.  alfredo   Nov-15-09 09:27 AM   #67 
  - Let THEM eat try the dollar menu at McD's!  DailyGrind51   Nov-15-09 09:29 AM   #68 
  - It's not a rich thing, it's an internet thing, I could imagine the tales of woe posts if a few here  Stevenmarc   Nov-15-09 09:31 AM   #69 
  - The truly wealthy will never see their wealth wiped out  slackmaster   Nov-15-09 09:34 AM   #70 
  - Back in the Reagan years  juno jones   Nov-15-09 10:45 AM   #71 
  - Would it bother you if you were not paid on time? Maybe 2 days to a week late?  ecstatic   Nov-15-09 10:53 AM   #72 
  - I don't think they've learned much about how to do without yet, so yeah,  lonestarnot   Nov-15-09 10:55 AM   #73 
  - Short answer: No  tonysam   Nov-15-09 11:00 AM   #74 
  - I'll feel real bad for them. Especially their kids.  Iggo   Nov-15-09 11:10 AM   #75 
  - There seems to be a great deal of confusion over the word "rich".  Greyhound   Nov-15-09 11:12 AM   #76 
  - I'm torn on how I feel about that group.  DireStrike   Nov-15-09 11:14 AM   #78 
  - Nope.  Odin2005   Nov-15-09 11:45 AM   #81 
  - How are you defining 'rich' if not 'filthy rich'?  lukasahero   Nov-15-09 01:24 PM   #83 
  - Hell, no!  tilsammans   Nov-15-09 01:37 PM   #89 
  - You are tirelessly advocating for the collapse of the economy.  Dreamer Tatum   Nov-15-09 05:43 PM   #95 
  - +1 I know  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-15-09 05:47 PM   #100 
  - if it is true, that as someone informed that I am rich. then Yes, I feel bad for me.  Tuesday Afternoon   Nov-15-09 05:46 PM   #99 
  - The guy with half a million in the bank, no. The guy with 400 million, absolutely  Kievan Rus   Nov-15-09 08:16 PM   #109 
  - There are many who will weather the storm  hyphenate   Nov-15-09 08:52 PM   #113 
 

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