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Old 05-10-2012, 09:26 AM
 
Location: USA
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^ they won't and they shouldn't is more like it,
because it wouldn't even be worth it.
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:56 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Laws are nice things to have, but let's face it: they're words on pieces of paper. Words that rich people who have no intentions of observing them will quickly and easily find ways to avoid.

Not that I'm advocating any such thing, but I have a sneaking suspicion that not much is going to change unless there's an actual revolt--complete with torch-bearing mobs who start executing the filthy rich. That would be one wake-up call they wouldn't be able to ignore.
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Manhattan
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You get 5 stars for that FRED, especially the last paragraph.

Last edited by Kefir King; 05-15-2012 at 12:20 PM..
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:05 PM
 
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Laws are nice things to have, but let's face it: they're words on pieces of paper. Words that rich people who have no intentions of observing them will quickly and easily find ways to avoid.

Not that I'm advocating any such thing, but I have a sneaking suspicion that not much is going to change unless there's an actual revolt--complete with torch-bearing mobs who start executing the filthy rich. That would be one wake-up call they wouldn't be able to ignore.
Yes...let's hang the super rich like Bill Gates. How dare he get rich.
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:25 AM
 
Location: Manhattan
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Well,
Some can get rich and run WITHOUT paying taxes AND they escape the noose, quite unfairly:

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Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin is giving up American citizenship. Not coincidentally, Facebook is doing an IPO soon. Also not coincidentally, Singapore where he's been living has no capital gains tax. So if he ditches America, he can save a bundle.
Eduardo Saverin Taxes Citizenship
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:03 AM
 
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^ he's dumb. how many more billions do one person need?
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Old 05-17-2012, 06:54 AM
 
Location: Manhattan
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^ he's dumb. how many more billions do one person need?

Some people's greed knows no limits.
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Old 05-17-2012, 10:17 AM
 
Location: USA
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^ true. he gave up his american citizenship.
i mean he was not even born in america,
but who does that? i mean really. come
on, man! wtf?
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Old 05-17-2012, 10:24 AM
 
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Jealousy of others wealth will still not get you out of the hood.
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Old 05-17-2012, 10:28 AM
 
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^ sucking up to them won't get
you out the meth lab either, boy!


go kick rocks or something anyway.
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