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Response to Missycim (Reply #126)

Fri Sep 21, 2012, 09:04 AM

131. What a load of misguided nonsense.

"..but they don't warrant the whole pie."

How much of the pie do they warrant? That is a very good question.

Of course, nobody is going to buy a mud pie. But they may buy all the apple pies you can bake? You may bake them yourself or you may hire people to help you bake them. WIthout the labor, a lot of people will not have any apple pies? How much is that worth? Well, that is up to the owner of the pie factory, isn't it?

You say, "Its none of my bushiness (or yours) what someone does with their money as long as they earned it lawfully." That depends on a lot of factors. Does making money affect the rest of us? The air we breathe or the water we drink or the good roads we drive our cars on or even the price of other goods, if that person decides to manipulate the marketplace. Yes, we have a duty to control your business. Our country has taxed the people, as it is needed, since the Revolutionary War.

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