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Old 01-06-2015, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Georgia, USA
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Barack Obama considers anyone making over $200,000 to be rich, and this family definitely fulfills his requirements, and to an higher extent than that. This girl isn't in any financial struggle with what she's going to get, and it's a shame that a fund is being set up for her. She clearly doesn't need it. Maybe she'll use it to take more vacations (no offense but you have to do something with your money) when she realizes how much she has alone without any assistance from the public. She already had enough for college, a nice car, and a decent house combined, and she needs more money?
How do you know the family makes over $200,000?

The family business, which has eleven employees, takes in estimated gross receipts of $910,000 per year. You clearly have no concept of how small businesses work - and that is indeed a small retail business. After buying the stock they sell, covering taxes (payroll and property) and utilities, buying office supplies, maintaining the building (even if they do not pay rent), buying and maintaining delivery vehicles, and paying non family members who are employees, it would be virtually impossible for any single family member to get a salary of $200,000. That would be 22% of the gross. Not going to happen. I know. I crunch all those numbers for DH's small business.

Sailor's dad would not be raking in piles of dough as a flight instructor, either.

We also have no idea what assets the family has. It could be millions or it could be a mortgaged home and not much else. The point is that you do not know. The fact that the fund has been set up suggests that it's not millions.

It just boggles the mind that you are convinced that anyone who owns a small plane is by definition a multi-millionaire
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Old 01-06-2015, 04:18 PM
 
Location: Nescopeck, Penna.
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Oh, giving the rich even more money? Heck, they just get wealthier, and all of the publicity!? Wow, she's turning into a celebrity. I bet a poor girl who survived a car wreck in a 2007 suburban isn't going to get as much money as she is. She's set for life. Yours truly, America. Feeling a lot of sympathy for 2007 girl. She's the real girl getting screwed over.
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Originally Posted by lewimaech235 View Post
Barack Obama considers anyone making over $200,000 to be rich, and this family definitely fulfills his requirements, and to an higher extent than that. This girl isn't in any financial struggle with what she's going to get, and it's a shame that a fund is being set up for her. She clearly doesn't need it. Maybe she'll use it to take more vacations (no offense but you have to do something with your money) when she realizes how much she has alone without any assistance from the public. She already had enough for college, a nice car, and a decent house combined, and she needs more money?
And just who decided that a Leftist cult should sit in judgement on this?

Posts like the one above prove that what rolls downhill also sticks together.

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Old 01-06-2015, 04:27 PM
 
Location: Henderson, NV
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I have reported you to the appropriate officials. You don't call anybody a moron on here. I'm not calling anyone names, and you are creating a provoking post. Definitely reported. I'll take criticism, but I'm not going to sit here, and be insulted by someone who disagrees with me.
Oh, don't get your undergarments in a twist... I edited it to protect your sensitive feelings. It's not even worth wasting any more time on you. You obviously have willfully ignorant ideas, even though you have no idea what you're talking about.

If your ideas are TRULY not willfully ignorant, answer two simple questions for the benefit of those who are sticking around to listen to your demented "thoughts":

What is the family's net worth?

How is net worth related to the death of your entire immediate family?
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Old 01-06-2015, 04:35 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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Originally Posted by lewimaech235 View Post
Barack Obama considers anyone making over $200,000 to be rich, and this family definitely fulfills his requirements, and to an higher extent than that. This girl isn't in any financial struggle with what she's going to get, and it's a shame that a fund is being set up for her. She clearly doesn't need it. Maybe she'll use it to take more vacations (no offense but you have to do something with your money) when she realizes how much she has alone without any assistance from the public. She already had enough for college, a nice car, and a decent house combined, and she needs more money?
For a third time I am asking you, "How do you know what this family's financial situation is?" Many Americans have enough for college, a nice car and a decent house. That doesn't make them wealthy.

You said you are willing to take criticism but why aren't you willing to back up your statements? All I see is a lot of rhetoric to hide the fact that your comments are based on pure conjecture and you have no proof of their validity.
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Old 01-06-2015, 04:47 PM
 
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For a third time I am asking you, "How do you know what this family's financial situation is?" Many Americans have enough for college, a nice car and a decent house. That doesn't make them wealthy.

You said you are willing to take criticism but why aren't you willing to back up your statements? All I see is a lot of rhetoric to hide the fact that your comments are based on pure conjecture and you have no proof of their validity.
For a child right after or in HS? Definitely not.

It's funny how many of you can't see the obvious. I guess if a girl behind a Lamborghini dies behind a car crash and had Louis Vuitton, an actual 24k gold-plated iphone 6+, a million dollars worth of jewelery on her, s/he probably wasn't the owner. She could have been some person driving it for someone.
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Old 01-06-2015, 05:07 PM
 
Location: Wake County, NC
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OP, you're the same person who posted a pic of a mountain range in the Florida forums and claimed it was the Everglades. You have no credibility.
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Old 01-06-2015, 05:26 PM
 
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OP, you're the same person who posted a pic of a mountain range in the Florida forums and claimed it was the Everglades. You have no credibility.
Those were certainly the everglades. Check the link source.
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Old 01-06-2015, 05:34 PM
 
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So, because she is presumably wealthy, it's hard for you to be sympathetic to a 7 year old who lost her parents/family?
Well said Stellar thanks for being the voice of reason
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Old 01-06-2015, 05:42 PM
 
Location: Wake County, NC
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Those were certainly the everglades. Check the link source.
They are not the Everglades.

Pg. 53, post #523

Florida - The best state in the America?

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Old 01-06-2015, 06:37 PM
 
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I have reported you to the appropriate officials. You don't call anybody a moron on here. I'm not calling anyone names, and you are creating a provoking post. Definitely reported. I'll take criticism, but I'm not going to sit here, and be insulted by someone who disagrees with me.
If you want to report the post, report the post. No need to come back on here and cry and stomp your feet about it afterwards.
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