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Thu Feb 11, 2016, 06:39 PM

 

You can't support the Wealthy 1% and say you care about the poor.

You can't support the Wealthy 1% and the growing wealth inequality and say you support the lower classes. You must choose.
Some people think they can ignore the giant elephant in the room by being myopic and concentrating on a specific issues like maybe women's health or the struggles of the AA community. This is sadly naive.

The growing wealth inequality will continue to consume all other struggles. The Wealthy are looting all the wealth and resources from the lower classes. Wealth that is needed to provide basic services and even necessities like health care and food. How can organizations like Planned Parenthood exist if the wealthy make paupers of the 99%. And don't pretend it isn't happening. In the last 30 years the 99% has lost an enormous amount of wealth as we pay for hiways, police and fire departments, housing for the poor, Social Security, etc. Yet in the last 30 years corporations like Goldman-Sachs and billionaires have reaped (read have stolen) billions and billions from us. Their very existence is predicated on the accumulation of wealth. And they get it by not paying their fair share so we in the 99% pay more. And to make matters worse they use their wealth to buy politicians ala. Citizens United, that pass laws that help them loot the 99%.

Clinton may say she supports social justice issues, but where does she plan on getting the money? Certainly not from the 1%.
Those that support the power of Goldman-Sachs, Wall Street and the billionaires, are not supporting the 99%. It's actually very simple.

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Reply You can't support the Wealthy 1% and say you care about the poor. (Original post)
rhett o rick Feb 2016 OP
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daleanime Feb 2016 #3
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daleanime Feb 2016 #7
olddots Feb 2016 #8
rhett o rick Feb 2016 #9
msongs Feb 2016 #5
daleanime Feb 2016 #10
rhett o rick Feb 2016 #11
oberliner Feb 2016 #6
rhett o rick Feb 2016 #13
oberliner Feb 2016 #15
Attorney in Texas Feb 2016 #12
rhett o rick Feb 2016 #14

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Response to Name removed (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 06:47 PM

2. Thanks for responding. I don't agree and would give you a piece of advice. We Democrats don't say

 

"democrat vote". Maybe you missed the briefing.

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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 12, 2016, 12:37 AM

16. Thanks MIRT I assume. nm

 

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Response to Name removed (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 06:53 PM

3. At least you hope so....

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Response to Name removed (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:02 PM

7. That's strange....

there are fewer republicans then democrats, and polls show a pretty high unfavorable among his own party for Mr. tRump. If we manage to nominate someone who can pull independents we should be able to give him a deal that he won't like.

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Response to Name removed (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:02 PM

8. oy calm down

 

Trump is a walking dingleberry but not a klan member .....nice try .

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Response to Name removed (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:04 PM

9. When you refer to "we" who are you referring to? Not Sanders supporters.

 

We will stop him and send him to the Republicon trash heap, which I hope you agree is deserving.

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Response to rhett o rick (Original post)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 06:56 PM

5. despite your attempt to divide and conquer it is entirely possible to do both those things

I'm good with some people being wealthy and I'm good with caring about "the poor". I'm also good with the wealthy doing more for "the poor" and being less wealthy as a result.

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Response to msongs (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:04 PM

10. Glad to have you with the 'can do'...

And not the "never ever".

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Response to msongs (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:07 PM

11. You are wrong. I am not attempting to divide. This is a class war and those

 

Wealthy 1%'ers that support Clinton, do so because they want to continue the status quo. They don't care about the poor. Ask Clinton who will pay for her social agenda? It won't be the Wealthy 1%. She wants to move money around within the 99% to support her social agenda. That will not be a help.

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Response to rhett o rick (Original post)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 06:57 PM

6. This is absolute BS

 

Bernie has plenty of supporters among the 1 percent who are more than willing to pay their fair share.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #6)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:07 PM

13. How does that apply to what I said? nm

 

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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #13)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:22 PM

15. Bernie supports the wealthy and cares about the poor

 

He has always been in favor of economic growth as long as it is done in a responsible manner. He supports wealthy people who do not attempt to exploit the poor unfairly. There are such people out there in the one percent.

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Response to rhett o rick (Original post)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:07 PM

12. Clinton is going all in on the trickle down.

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Response to Attorney in Texas (Reply #12)

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:09 PM

14. Exactly. I have seen no indication that she is serious about reversing the current trend of

 

the Wealthy 1% gaining more and more wealth.

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