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Old 03-19-2011, 03:15 PM
 
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1) Democrats
2) Republicans
3) Independent
4) Libertarians
5) Socialists
6) Tea Party
7) Pick Another

Who better represents the Middle Class in this country?

Why?
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Old 03-19-2011, 03:16 PM
 
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Conservatism.
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Old 03-19-2011, 03:18 PM
 
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What do you mean "represent" middle class? Do you mean that they would cheat, steal, and abuse the lower class and upper class for the middle class? Is that you really want? Someone who divides on American from another for votes? If so, ANY of those will do that for you.... Or do you mean an ethical person who won't let the middle class be trampled but at the same time won't trample on other people... if that's what you mean, then NONE....
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Old 03-19-2011, 03:24 PM
 
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All are out for themselves but the least against the middle class are the democrats.
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Old 03-19-2011, 03:26 PM
 
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Conservatism.
Conservatism isn't a political party genius.

To answer your question the middle class needs more freedom and less taxation. We need less corporatism and a government that supports small and medium sized businesses. A government that supports entrepeneurship not corporate monopolies and hegemony. With that being said Libertarianism best supports the middle class.

Republicans support rich corporate interests and the democrats want the middle class taxed to death to support every illegal and poor person regardless.
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Old 03-19-2011, 03:30 PM
 
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What do you mean "represent" middle class? Do you mean that they would cheat, steal, and abuse the lower class and upper class for the middle class? Is that you really want? Someone who divides on American from another for votes? If so, ANY of those will do that for you.... Or do you mean an ethical person who won't let the middle class be trampled but at the same time won't trample on other people... if that's what you mean, then NONE....

There's nothing wrong with abusing the upper classes. They've been abusing the middle class for the last 100 years. I'm not talking people that make $250K a year being upper class. I'm talking about the individuals worth multi multi millions or billions. As far as I'm concerned no human being on the face of the earth deserves, has worked for or earned the right to have that much money or that much wealth. Sorry.........until we get population under control the global planet needs some serious redistribution of wealth. And it can start with the billionaires of the world. Take, at gunpoint if necessary half of all their wealth!
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Old 03-19-2011, 03:38 PM
 
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There's nothing wrong with abusing the upper classes. They've been abusing the middle class for the last 100 years. I'm not talking people that make $250K a year being upper class. I'm talking about the individuals worth multi multi millions or billions. As far as I'm concerned no human being on the face of the earth deserves, has worked for or earned the right to have that much money or that much wealth. Sorry.........until we get population under control the global planet needs some serious redistribution of wealth. And it can start with the billionaires of the world. Take, at gunpoint if necessary half of all their wealth!
I don't disagree with you... those whose income of 1 million or more are heavily abusing the system and are intertwined with our politicians... I be happy the day that celebrities, athletes, CEOs, etc stop making ridiculous salaries... but I know they wield too much power and I don't think anything is going to change... except perhaps a new income tax bracket... hmm.... a democrat recently proposed a 40%+ income tax bracket on those making a million or more, apparently neither democrats or republicans would support the bill... the more things change, the more they stay the same....
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Old 03-19-2011, 03:41 PM
 
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There's nothing wrong with abusing the upper classes. They've been abusing the middle class for the last 100 years. I'm not talking people that make $250K a year being upper class. I'm talking about the individuals worth multi multi millions or billions. As far as I'm concerned no human being on the face of the earth deserves, has worked for or earned the right to have that much money or that much wealth. Sorry.........until we get population under control the global planet needs some serious redistribution of wealth. And it can start with the billionaires of the world. Take, at gunpoint if necessary half of all their wealth!
Half? You may be a bit low but it would help.

Use the money to pay down the national debt incurred when they were making their fortunes but not paying what was necessary.

I agree that we do not really need billionaires.

Put their estate taxes at 90%.

We do not want to become an Oligarchy.
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Old 03-19-2011, 03:43 PM
 
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I don't disagree with you... those whose income of 1 million or more are heavily abusing the system and are intertwined with our politicians... I be happy the day that celebrities, athletes, CEOs, etc stop making ridiculous salaries... but I know they wield too much power and I don't think anything is going to change... except perhaps a new income tax bracket... hmm.... a democrat recently proposed a 40%+ income tax bracket on those making a million or more, apparently neither democrats or republicans would support the bill... the more things change, the more they stay the same....

$1 million dollars is nothing. I'm not talking about people with a few million. Many of them have earned that amount of money. A million dollars really isnt all that much money if you work hard and play your cards right many Americans can retire with that much. I'm talking about someone worth $500 million or $2.3 billion. Just because another humna being invents a ****ty operating system for a computer and his helped along by US taxpayers and government in creating the biggest monopoly the corporate world has ever seen does not give him the right to a billion dollars worth of wealth and money when it's ALL the workers and ALL the consumers buying his product who've made him filthy rich. Aka I'm talking about people like Bill Gates. Or worse the Walton Family or the billiionaire telecom guy in Mexico........or the Mattel family in India. These people are plundered in pillage entire industries and communities the world over the make their money. No I'm not worried about some millionaire.
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Old 03-19-2011, 03:45 PM
 
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Half? You may be a bit low but it would help.

Use the money to pay down the national debt incurred when they were making their fortunes but not paying what was necessary.

I agree that we do not really need billionaires.

Put their estate taxes at 90%.

We do not want to become an Oligarchy.

Well oldtimer maybe I was a little harsh on you, we actually agree on something. lol.
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