You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #34: I already did. [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » General Discussion Donate to DU
sendero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-15-11 09:02 AM
Response to Reply #30
34. I already did.
.... the producer is no more or less integral to the production of jobs than the consumer. It takes two to tango and there is no tangoing going on right now because the consumer is tapped out and scared.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
  -Actually, 'the Rich' Don't 'Create Jobs', We Do Donnachaidh  May-14-11 10:27 AM   #0 
  - A helluva lot of jobs are created by rich people.  Buzz Clik   May-14-11 10:31 AM   #1 
  - No, actually, they aren't. Other than household servants.  ThatPoetGuy   May-14-11 11:07 AM   #3 
  - So, Bill Gates is just an ordinary guy?  Buzz Clik   May-14-11 02:17 PM   #16 
     - But Bill Gates started out as an ordinary guy...  CJCRANE   May-14-11 02:28 PM   #20 
     - I guess I didn't get the idea that this was about old money only.  Buzz Clik   May-14-11 02:43 PM   #23 
     - delete, wrong place  Starry Messenger   May-15-11 08:36 AM   #25 
     - If Bill Gates..  sendero   May-15-11 08:38 AM   #26 
     - Exactly, he was just a guy with an idea whose time had come...  CJCRANE   May-15-11 08:45 AM   #29 
        - And after Gates obtained wealth, did he stop creating jobs?  Buzz Clik   May-15-11 08:45 AM   #31 
           - Obviously not but he didn't need to be rich to *start* creating jobs..  CJCRANE   May-15-11 08:48 AM   #32 
              - So, I guess it would be safe to say that both the rich and the not rich can create jobs.  Buzz Clik   May-15-11 08:53 AM   #33 
                 - Of course you're correct but the argument is slightly wider than that  CJCRANE   May-15-11 09:06 AM   #35 
     - No..  sendero   May-15-11 08:42 AM   #28 
        - Your judgment noted. Care to offer a comment on the subject at hand?  Buzz Clik   May-15-11 08:45 AM   #30 
           - I already did.  sendero   May-15-11 09:02 AM   #34 
  - The fellow down the street who runs his heating and cooling company....  PassingFair   May-14-11 11:35 AM   #4 
  - That wasn't the premise. The premise is that rich people do not create jobs, which is incorrect.  Buzz Clik   May-14-11 02:18 PM   #17 
     - If the middle class doesn't have disposable income to buy stuff  CJCRANE   May-14-11 02:38 PM   #21 
        - No denying that. We're arguing different points.  Buzz Clik   May-14-11 02:42 PM   #22 
  - Which kind of jobs would those be?  Aerows   May-14-11 11:41 AM   #6 
  - Nonsense.  Buzz Clik   May-14-11 02:20 PM   #18 
     - Are they all illegal Mexican workers?  PassingFair   May-15-11 10:13 AM   #38 
        - I doubt that any are illegals.  Buzz Clik   May-15-11 12:12 PM   #42 
  - No, rich people do NOT create jobs............  socialist_n_TN   May-15-11 10:03 AM   #36 
  - DEMAND (consumers/customers) creates jobs!  B Calm   May-15-11 10:10 AM   #37 
  - Demand creates opportunity to sell products, the rich invest in products to sell and make a profit  HereSince1628   May-14-11 10:56 AM   #2 
  - What you said...  Roadie70   May-14-11 11:37 AM   #5 
  - HUGE K & R !!!  WillyT   May-14-11 11:46 AM   #7 
  - I have never understood that argument.. the RW keeps using it and somehow get away with it.  DCBob   May-14-11 11:54 AM   #8 
  - A person with a family of 4  drpepper67   May-15-11 11:05 AM   #40 
  - K&R!  patrice   May-14-11 12:09 PM   #9 
  - If taxing the rich kills jobs, why did we have a stronger economy, lower unemployment  gtar100   May-14-11 12:23 PM   #10 
  - When I buy a car, I create a job. GM is merely the legal construct to facilitate that transaction.  lumberjack_jeff   May-14-11 12:26 PM   #11 
  - Higher taxes encourage companies to expand  starroute   May-14-11 01:02 PM   #12 
  - Delete  moondust   May-14-11 01:27 PM   #14 
  - The only people helped by tax cuts for the rich are GOP politicians and the rich!  MatthewStLouis   May-14-11 01:25 PM   #13 
  - K&R!  Overseas   May-14-11 01:51 PM   #15 
  - K&R  liberal N proud   May-14-11 02:24 PM   #19 
  - "jobs create rich people.." when you consider that most people don't  BR_Parkway   May-15-11 08:29 AM   #24 
  - Exactly..  sendero   May-15-11 08:41 AM   #27 
  - the demand for products or services creates jobs  fascisthunter   May-15-11 10:37 AM   #39 
  - How many jobs has Paris Hilton created?  firehorse   May-15-11 11:32 AM   #41 

Home » Discuss » General Discussion Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC