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Old 08-25-2019, 03:17 PM
 
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If poverty in America looked like poverty in China or India, maybe Americans would be a little more motivated to rise up. China has 82 Million people living on less than $1.00 a day. I bet itís even worse in India.

Thankfully, our poor have a much higher standard of living, but when you have nobody but yourself to count on for help, you tend to be more motivated.
China has 82 million out of a total pop of more than 1.4 billion. Thatís not a bad ratio. Indiaís much worse. But what about the us? And also how much more is the cost of living in the us vs China?
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Old 08-25-2019, 03:43 PM
 
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China has 82 million out of a total pop of more than 1.4 billion. Thatís not a bad ratio. Indiaís much worse. But what about the us? And also how much more is the cost of living in the us vs China?
The poorest American is filthy rich according to every world standard on poverty.
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Old 08-25-2019, 03:45 PM
 
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there's lots of poor people all over the world who have the same motivation to climb out of poverty as they do in China and India however without socialized education they don't have the opportunity to do so

IE latin American

The fact is a socialized education system allows more people access to high-quality education

I never said there weren't private schools in Asia and I never said all Asians are smart

If you look across the aggregate you will see that countries with socialized education simply produce more educated people

That's why America is getting its ass kicked in the job market because only our wealthy and privileged few can afford access to the best education's in this country

There are probably thousands of geniuses in the trailer parks and ghettos of our nation who are too busy changing tires at Walmart and taking care of their children to have an opportunity at bettering themselves through a private for-profit education system

Intelligence does not equal success you have to have opportunity

The terrifying thing is once people like Betsy DeVos get in charge of Trump's education policy they turn it into a profit motivated business and that will exclude even more people as our Public School Systems crumble
You continue to dodge my question and push your slavery.

Explain to me the morality why anybody should be forced to pay YOUR education?
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Old 08-25-2019, 03:47 PM
 
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Well, if...as the right claims...our system of predatory capitalism is so much better...then we have nothing to worry about. We will always "win".

BUT, if one believes in other things...such as that the USA needs a plan to make the most of our human capital, then some changes are needed.
Yep, we LOVE predatory capitalism.
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Old 08-25-2019, 03:49 PM
 
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Well, if...as the right claims...our system of predatory capitalism is so much better...then we have nothing to worry about. We will always "win".

BUT, if one believes in other things...such as that the USA needs a plan to make the most of our human capital, then some changes are needed.
Define predatory, please.
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Old 08-25-2019, 04:24 PM
 
Location: Northern NJ/Amagansett, NY
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China has 82 million out of a total pop of more than 1.4 billion. Thatís not a bad ratio. Indiaís much worse. But what about the us? And also how much more is the cost of living in the us vs China?
That is still a lot of people who have literally nothing. I said that as well. India is probably much worse.



What about the US? Poverty in the US means having last yearís iPhone.

Yes, i am exaggerating. But not by much.
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Old 08-25-2019, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Out West
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For halloween, if I ever live in Conservative california, Instead of scary ghosts and monsters in front of my house, Im just gonna put a big banner that says ďSOCIALISMĒ..
I couldn't rep you again yet, but that was pretty funny - doesn't matter if you're Conservative or not.
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Old 08-25-2019, 04:43 PM
 
Location: Lazy bum infested USA
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Since our conception, the United States has thrived on liberal immigration policies. What else is new?
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Old 08-25-2019, 05:58 PM
 
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I believe that in America, a person's success depends on more than just privilege and/or education. There is some luck involved in it, the right choices, the right social networks, looks, stamina, personality, health, etc. In the U.S., if you are better than the next person for what the job requires, you keep the job. So if Asians are indeed getting all the best American jobs, the best houses, able to live the best life, they have proven themselves better at what they can do. That's the competitive nature of capitalism, and many say capitalism as the best thing ever to happen to America.
Yeah but that doesn't mean we have to have mass immigration from china or even trade with China. If the Chinese are so superior, let them be superior in China. Doesn't seem right to have Asian supremacy in china and in America.
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Old 08-25-2019, 06:01 PM
 
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Since our conception, the United States has thrived on liberal immigration policies. What else is new?
Not true. As early has 1880s when mass immigration and immigration from Asia began becoming a problem it was barred. It might have stayed that way if not for leftist in the 1960s.
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