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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-23-11 09:54 PM
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10. Hmmmmm. I guess if there were no poor, I wouldn't care if somone earned oodles. How about ...
...taxes on wealth and "owner-earnings" being taxed more heavily and "worker-earnings" be taxed less.
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  -2012 Democratic Platform Announced ! Scuba  Mar-23-11 09:23 PM   #0 
  - That can't possibly be the US Democratic Party platform, the DLC New Dems would never permit it. nt  NorthCarolina   Mar-23-11 09:30 PM   #1 
  - $ 20.00 per hour minimum wage?  Oasis_   Mar-23-11 09:33 PM   #2 
  - What do you think it should be? Serious question. What else can be improved?  Scuba   Mar-23-11 09:38 PM   #3 
  - Well for starters, rather than just a minimum wage, how about a maximum wage?  Shagbark Hickory   Mar-23-11 09:48 PM   #7 
     - Hmmmmm. I guess if there were no poor, I wouldn't care if somone earned oodles. How about ...  Scuba   Mar-23-11 09:54 PM   #10 
        - WEll, that's socialism.  Shagbark Hickory   Mar-23-11 10:20 PM   #28 
  - Let's say for instance  Oasis_   Mar-23-11 09:45 PM   #6 
  - Well good gosh you're right!  katnapped   Mar-23-11 09:59 PM   # 
  - Why would the price have to raise? You also put into  socialist_n_TN   Mar-23-11 10:00 PM   #17 
  - If my theoretical pay, like your theoretical kid's, jumps from 7 to 20... then I can afford the 16  LooseWilly   Mar-24-11 02:10 AM   #34 
  - a living wage approach might be a better way to go  Motown_Johnny   Mar-23-11 10:04 PM   #23 
  - Hey, it's only a platform!  MattSh   Mar-24-11 01:43 AM   #32 
  - I was shocked at that too..  johnroshan   Mar-24-11 03:54 AM   #35 
  - You forgot the sarcasm smiley.  warren pease   Mar-23-11 09:41 PM   #4 
  - How do I interpret thee? Let me count the ways.  Scuba   Mar-23-11 09:42 PM   #5 
     - The day these co-opted, bribed fools sign onto a platform like that will be the day...  warren pease   Mar-23-11 09:51 PM   #8 
        - So I'm interpreting that as a "thumbs up". Thanks.  Scuba   Mar-23-11 09:56 PM   #13 
           - Most definitely...  warren pease   Mar-23-11 10:08 PM   #26 
  - That would get my vote.  white_wolf   Mar-23-11 09:52 PM   #9 
  - File under "seek out corruption". Thanks, good suggestions.  Scuba   Mar-23-11 09:55 PM   #11 
  - Agree. Arrest the fuckers and give the assets TO the workers  socialist_n_TN   Mar-23-11 10:01 PM   #20 
     - As they said in the days of the Russian Revolution  white_wolf   Mar-23-11 10:04 PM   #22 
  - Sadly,  tavalon   Mar-23-11 09:55 PM   #12 
  - So the Dem party needs new leadership, or the leadership needs their own party. Whatever. n/t  Scuba   Mar-23-11 09:57 PM   #14 
     - Yes or yes  tavalon   Mar-23-11 10:01 PM   #19 
  - Don't know who would have that platform...it would not be the Dems  AnOhioan   Mar-23-11 09:58 PM   #15 
  - The Green party maybe? Perhaps one of the numerous Socialist parties?  white_wolf   Mar-23-11 10:01 PM   #18 
  - I love stories from "The Onion"! got a link?  Motown_Johnny   Mar-23-11 09:59 PM   #16 
  - I could be wrong  tavalon   Mar-23-11 10:02 PM   #21 
     - I'm sure it is  Motown_Johnny   Mar-23-11 10:05 PM   #24 
  - HA! If only  slay   Mar-23-11 10:08 PM   #25 
  - Once again, poor people are left forgotten, under the damned bus.. Why am I not surprised?  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 10:10 PM   #27 
  - If the poor don't bother voting (which many of them don't), how can they expect to be heard?  LAGC   Mar-24-11 01:45 AM   #33 
  - Dream On. Any significant change to the American landscape  Skip_In_Boulder   Mar-23-11 10:24 PM   #29 
  - What country is that Democratic platform from?  Autumn   Mar-23-11 11:28 PM   #30 
  - Bummer.  Lugnut   Mar-24-11 12:30 AM   #31 
 

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