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Old Today, 08:34 AM
 
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He’s just like Pelosi and the other millionaires in Washington , money’s made insider trading, they know years ahead of time what to invest in .
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Old Today, 08:42 AM
 
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But isn’t it more greedy for poor people to want money stolen from rich people’s paychecks and given to them than it is for rich people to sell products to poor people?
What’s it to you regardless? Are the rich paying you to be the sentinel of their money stash?

No they aren’t. And you’re not a member of their club either.
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agreed, that's why when unmotivated people people complain about having nothing I laugh in their faces.
No you don’t.

After all, why would YOU be laughing? You might be greedy, but don’t pretend to be the “greed is good” character from the movies. You’re NOT that guy.
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Old Today, 08:45 AM
 
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Greed is now the religion of America. What other religion reflects what we have in the White House or much of congress?

That is all the proof I need to know the Green Back matters more than actual American lives.
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Old Today, 08:52 AM
 
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What’s it to you regardless? Are the rich paying you to be the sentinel of their money stash?

No they aren’t. And you’re not a member of their club either.
You’re so omniscient but you can’t answer a simple question.
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Old Today, 09:42 AM
 
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But isn’t it more greedy for poor people to want money stolen from rich people’s paychecks and given to them than it is for rich people to sell products to poor people?
Yes, it is.

Don't like billionaires? Stop voluntarily making them rich by buying their companies' (or those in which they invest) products/services. Cut off their profits.
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Old Today, 09:43 AM
 
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Bernie Sanders: Greed is the religion of the billionaire class


Well, he's got a point, at least generally. Greed is one of the seven deadly sins. Greed is the life's blood of the devil.

Jesus is on record having said “And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.”
Matt 19:24

Look at Trump for example, one of the greediest and most deceitful people in the country. At a time when he should be thinking about meeting his maker and preparing his soul (for the eternity he claims to believe in) he is still even now a greedy, grasping, hoarding swindler. The man doesn't believe in anything ... but money. He is a rice Christian.

"No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye can not serve both God and mammon."
Matt 6:24

Maybe someone should tell him: he can't take it with him. At least the notorious Andrew Carnegie figured that out before he died. Trump sets up a charity in his own name to steal from, that's an impressive novel approach to a legacy.
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Old Today, 09:53 AM
 
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Yes, it is.

Don't like billionaires? Stop voluntarily making them rich by buying their companies' (or those in which they invest) products/services. Cut off their profits.

When your talking about Billions the simple idea of "stop buying" cease to matter anymore. Extremely safe investments with modest returns will ensure those Billions will grow and regardless of sales of a product or company.


You don't lose a billion dollars of personal wealth because someone stop buying oven mitts. As long as the stock market holds, billionaires will get richer without even trying, and since capitol gains taxes are low, there is no incentive to do anything with the money since investments grow faster than the need for spending on speculative business opportunities these days.

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Old Today, 10:17 AM
 
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Some billionaires, such as Bill Gates, think they're not taxed enough, so they do give millions to their favorite causes.
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Old Today, 10:19 AM
 
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When your talking about Billions the simple idea of "stop buying" cease to matter anymore. Extremely safe investments with modest returns will ensure those Billions will grow and regardless of sales of a product or company.
Nope. There is no growth in one's investments without profits being earned from that in which one has invested.

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You don't lose a billion dollars of personal wealth because someone stop buying oven mitts. As long as the stock market holds, billionaires will get richer without even trying, and since capitol gains taxes are low, there is no incentive to do anything with the money since investments grow faster than the need for spending on speculative business opportunities these days.
Tell me what happens when a stock, let alone an entire sector, misses earnings estimates? You guessed it. The stock market doesn't hold, and investors lose money.

Like I said... Don't like billionaires? Stop voluntarily making them rich by buying their companies' (or those in which they invest) products/services. Cut off their profits.
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Old Today, 10:21 AM
 
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I thought millionair's were bad according to St. Bernard? Now that he's one, it's billionaires who are bad. Ooooookaaaay...
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