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Old 09-07-2012, 08:42 PM
 
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Mitt Romney, net worth - $320 million, he's greedy part of the 1% and obscenely rich.

*BUT* these people are not greedy, not part of the 1% and just well off:

~ George Soros, net worth - $22 billion

~ Al Gore , worth $100 million

~ John Kerry, worth $231 million

~ John Edwards, worth $55.5 million

~ Oprah Winfrey, worth $2.7 billion
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:45 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:45 PM
 
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That's because you, like other silly conservatives, don't realize that liberals don't begrudge monetary success. The people you listed support higher tax rates on their own social class. "The 1%" is also a mindset.
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:50 PM
 
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That's because you, like other silly conservatives, don't realize that liberals don't begrudge monetary success. The people you listed support higher tax rates on their own social class. "The 1%" is also a mindset.
Makes you wonder about the mental abilities of those who can't understand that very simple distinction.
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:04 PM
 
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Mitt Romney, net worth - $320 million, he's greedy part of the 1% and obscenely rich.

*BUT* these people are not greedy, not part of the 1% and just well off:

~ George Soros, net worth - $22 billion

~ Al Gore , worth $100 million

~ John Kerry, worth $231 million

~ John Edwards, worth $55.5 million

~ Oprah Winfrey, worth $2.7 billion
Maybe one day, you'll realize that the mere status of being rich is not condemned by the Left, but rather the unwillingness to accept social responsibility and reciprocate some of that wealth to society.
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:07 PM
 
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It's really all about attitude. Prominent wealthy conservatives seem to have a "I've got mine, screw the rest of you" attitude. It manifests as contempt for the poor and even middle class.
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:11 PM
 
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Boy it's so easy to yank the chain of a liberal, makes taking candy from a baby seem like an incredibly complex task....
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:12 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
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It's really all about attitude. Prominent wealthy conservatives seem to have a "I've got mine, screw the rest of you" attitude. It manifests as contempt for the poor and even middle class.
Really? How many prominent wealthy conservatives do you know outside of movies and television shows? Is it their attitude (of a person you never met nor spoke with), or is it your attitude towards them based upon your and their politics?
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:17 PM
 
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Boy it's so easy to yank the chain of a liberal, makes taking candy from a baby seem like an incredibly complex task....
You get your ass handed to you, then try to turn it around and make it look like that was your intent? What are you, 9 years old?
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:19 PM
 
Location: Here
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It's really all about attitude. Prominent wealthy conservatives seem to have a "I've got mine, screw the rest of you" attitude. It manifests as contempt for the poor and even middle class.
What a completely outlandish statement.

Makes you wonder how some folks actually make it to adulthood.

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