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Philippine expat Donating Member (412 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-05-11 10:00 PM
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63. Incorrect, the majority DID NOT inherit their wealth
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  -What do you think about the "rich"? kentuck  Aug-05-11 04:50 PM   #0 
  - Stringy, but okay with the right sauce  DJ13   Aug-05-11 04:51 PM   #1 
  - Eat 'em!!!!  Taverner   Aug-05-11 04:51 PM   #2 
  - Don't eat the rich. They're spoiled. nt  Courtesy Flush   Aug-05-11 04:53 PM   #3 
  - The largest percentage of rich people in this country inherited their money  FarLeftFist   Aug-05-11 04:54 PM   #4 
  - WRONG  Zax2me   Aug-05-11 09:57 PM   #62 
  - mining and speculation account for a lot of it too.  dameocrat67   Aug-06-11 11:20 AM   #75 
  - rent seeking and real estate speculation account for alot of wealth  dameocrat67   Aug-06-11 11:27 AM   #79 
  - Incorrect, the majority DID NOT inherit their wealth  Philippine expat   Aug-05-11 10:00 PM   #63 
  - Define "rich" in some manner.  JoePhilly   Aug-05-11 04:54 PM   #5 
  - You don't know what "rich" means??  kentuck   Aug-05-11 04:55 PM   #6 
     - Weak response from you.  JoePhilly   Aug-05-11 05:04 PM   #13 
     - Let's make it easy for you.  kentuck   Aug-05-11 05:06 PM   #17 
     - Top 5% in what? Income or Assets?  JoePhilly   Aug-05-11 05:11 PM   #23 
     - What difference does it make?  kentuck   Aug-05-11 05:14 PM   #25 
        - Makes a huge difference.  JoePhilly   Aug-05-11 05:19 PM   #32 
           - You seem to want to tell other people what they think?  kentuck   Aug-05-11 05:22 PM   #34 
           - No, you don't qualify.  JoePhilly   Aug-05-11 05:31 PM   #40 
              - Do you think income from assets is more valuable than income from salary?  kentuck   Aug-05-11 05:33 PM   #42 
           - Keep in mind that the dr. with $250K in salary and $400K in college debt  Frustratedlady   Aug-05-11 06:18 PM   #51 
     - try the top 0.1%. those are the people who own the country.  indurancevile   Aug-05-11 08:46 PM   #57 
     - rich is SIMPLY...  GSLevel9   Aug-05-11 05:17 PM   #29 
        - Ok, that is better ...  JoePhilly   Aug-05-11 05:26 PM   #38 
     - Rich means money to you. Doowwnn goes socialism. You should expand  bluestate10   Aug-05-11 10:45 PM   #68 
  - The old money rich  hifiguy   Aug-05-11 04:57 PM   #7 
  - I have the (dis)advantage of knowing a few of them  Warpy   Aug-05-11 04:57 PM   #8 
  - I grew into a college lad working for a couple that I describe as good rich.  bluestate10   Aug-05-11 10:53 PM   #70 
     - You were luckier than I, then  Warpy   Aug-06-11 11:17 AM   #73 
  - Most of the "rich", not all, are greedy, cheating idiots.  fasttense   Aug-05-11 04:58 PM   #9 
  - All of them?  Wait Wut   Aug-05-11 04:59 PM   #10 
  - Who said you had to "hate the rich"??  kentuck   Aug-05-11 05:01 PM   #11 
     - Didn't have to read between the lines.  Wait Wut   Aug-05-11 05:08 PM   #18 
        - You don't like public schools?  kentuck   Aug-05-11 05:11 PM   #21 
           - I went to great public schools...  Wait Wut   Aug-05-11 05:28 PM   #39 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-05-11 05:35 PM   #44 
                 - Lovely.  Wait Wut   Aug-05-11 05:37 PM   #45 
  - I'm suspicious of questions like this that put scare quotes around the word "rich" n/t  markpkessinger   Aug-05-11 05:03 PM   #12 
  - "scare quotes"?  kentuck   Aug-05-11 05:05 PM   #16 
     - Not at all...  markpkessinger   Aug-05-11 05:14 PM   #27 
     - It's a relative term...  kentuck   Aug-05-11 05:17 PM   #30 
        - Fair enough. n/t  markpkessinger   Aug-05-11 06:08 PM   #50 
     - sounds more like someone (you) doesn't know the meaning of "scare quotes".  indurancevile   Aug-05-11 09:08 PM   #59 
  - The Baby Einstein Company was founded by stay-at-home mom and former teacher Julie Aigner-Clark  Nye Bevan   Aug-05-11 05:04 PM   #14 
  - She is precisely the person I do hate  HockeyMom   Aug-05-11 05:15 PM   #28 
  - stand up and claps...  GSLevel9   Aug-05-11 05:18 PM   #31 
  - You left out the MOST IMPORTANT PART of that Wiki: They're RETHUGS  in_cog_ni_to   Aug-05-11 05:19 PM   #33 
  - Picky...picky...picky....  kentuck   Aug-05-11 05:23 PM   #35 
     - I know, I know....I'm sooooo close-minded. Why can't I just embrace the people who want to destroy  in_cog_ni_to   Aug-05-11 05:35 PM   #43 
  - Baby Einstein?  abelenkpe   Aug-05-11 05:24 PM   #36 
  - oh, god. baby einstein, brainchild of a bush donor, shown to impair childhood development?  indurancevile   Aug-05-11 09:15 PM   #60 
  - Taste like chicken  demwing   Aug-05-11 05:05 PM   #15 
  - I love them.......  RagAss   Aug-05-11 05:10 PM   #19 
  - Focused. The "Rich" I think you are talking about......  Bonhomme Richard   Aug-05-11 05:10 PM   #20 
  - It's a concept I'm unfamiliar with, therefore, difficult to weigh in...  MrMickeysMom   Aug-05-11 05:11 PM   #22 
  - Being poor totally sucked. I wouldn't mind giving rich a try.  Throd   Aug-05-11 05:13 PM   #24 
  - I know TWO of them... rather well in fact.  GSLevel9   Aug-05-11 05:14 PM   #26 
  - Self made millionaires are a different kettle o' fish  hifiguy   Aug-05-11 05:44 PM   #47 
  - Scourge on society  liberal N proud   Aug-05-11 05:26 PM   #37 
  - And giant parasites. n/t  Mnemosyne   Aug-05-11 09:20 PM   #61 
  - I AM rich in many ways. I don't think "most" rich folks are  Fire1   Aug-05-11 05:33 PM   #41 
  - When some of the exceed the greed limit there is no one there to stop them. That's  HysteryDiagnosis   Aug-05-11 05:40 PM   #46 
  - The same as I think about all people in general  Raine   Aug-05-11 05:45 PM   #48 
  - It's those who use their money and power to amass more  alfredo   Aug-05-11 05:55 PM   #49 
  - The rich are not like you and I: moreover government has decided to eviscerate the big three so  indepat   Aug-05-11 07:05 PM   #52 
  - Hmm  LatteLibertine   Aug-05-11 08:22 PM   #53 
  - I don't know any of the rich.  LWolf   Aug-05-11 08:26 PM   #54 
  - I don't understand "smart".  Igel   Aug-05-11 08:45 PM   #55 
  - The rich create poverty, by taking more than their share.  begin_within   Aug-05-11 08:46 PM   #56 
  - Most of them were born into it  workinclasszero   Aug-05-11 09:02 PM   #58 
  - I understand that most millionaires did NOT inherit it.  Zax2me   Aug-05-11 10:09 PM   #64 
  - Where to start???  Philippine expat   Aug-05-11 10:25 PM   #65 
  - If the horses don't shit, the sparrows don't eat?  kentuck   Aug-05-11 10:39 PM   #66 
  - Why the fixation on the rich? Too many of them are gross assholes.  bluestate10   Aug-05-11 10:43 PM   #67 
  - Maybe because there is a class war going on...?  kentuck   Aug-05-11 10:47 PM   #69 
  - Rich in spirit suits me fine.  devilgrrl   Aug-05-11 11:03 PM   #71 
  - my family has rich members  leftygolfer   Aug-06-11 12:10 AM   #72 
  - I think we ought to be focusing on the system that rewards the behaviors,  TBF   Aug-06-11 11:19 AM   #74 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-06-11 11:24 AM   #76 
  - I view them as sheltered people. I do not think as a class they  dameocrat67   Aug-06-11 11:26 AM   #77 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-06-11 11:27 AM   #78 
 

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