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Old 01-10-2014, 06:11 PM
 
Location: Unperson Everyman Land
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They pay taxes and don't cry that it isn't fair.

Conservatives also pay taxes and then contribute far more to charity than liberals.

Even when all contributions to religious institutions are excluded, conservatives still give a greater percentage of their income to charity.

They also give more of their time to charity organizations and donate blood more frequently.

America the Charitable | Excellence in Philanthropy | The Philanthropy Roundtable
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:20 PM
 
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Look, the gap between rich and poor isn't as great as many people think. Especially in regards to real income, not wealth(wealth is sort of a useless number).


When liberals talk about the gap between rich and poor, they usually break out the chart with CEO pay being so many multiples of the average worker. But that chart they are talking about, if you read the fine print, it only refers to the S&P 500, not to all CEO's. Even more its only 327 of the 500 companies in the S&P 500 There are about 6 million businesses in America with employees. The companies on the CEO pay ratio chart, represents about .0005% of all businesses with employees.

CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratios Around the World


Secondly, even if you go by their number. Of these 327 companies, the average total compensation is $12.25 million a year. There were about 75 actors/actresses/musicians who made that much last year. And there are at least 100 athletes who made that much as well.

The Celebrity 100 - Forbes.com

The 100th highest paid athlete made 16.4 million. It is likely that as many as 200 athletes made more than 12.25 million last year.

The World's Highest-Paid Athletes - Forbes


That means about as many "entertainers" were paid the same as the average of the highest paid CEO's in the country.



Someone needs a reality check.
Athletes and Entertainers are employees..... They are insanely high paid employees but employees none the less and have no control over the hiring and firing and pay scales of other employees.

CEO's have power... and this is why they are viewed as evil and corrupt.
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:31 PM
 
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Athletes and Entertainers are employees..... They are insanely high paid employees but employees none the less and have no control over the hiring and firing and pay scales of other employees.

CEO's have power... and this is why they are viewed as evil and corrupt.
A CEO can be an employee, too.
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:32 PM
 
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The difference is a wealthy republican won't ever admit there is a wealth gap in America.
Sure they do, they just dont whine about it, and then proclaim others need to do something about it while they are making money whining about it.
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:32 PM
 
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I suppose you think every political speech from the right is off the cuff?
i know it is for Rush Limbaugh and Mark Levin, they don't have teams of writers. lol
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:33 PM
 
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A CEO can be an employee, too.
Not only can they be an employee, they ARE an employee.

CEO is the job title of the position they own.
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:41 PM
 
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Stewart is a moron as are his followers.
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Old 01-10-2014, 07:34 PM
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Location: Brawndo-Thirst-Mutilator-Nation
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Sadly, this is one of two remaining agenda items that Obama will use to distract the low-information types away from the issues surrounding Obamacare.

Obama is JUST like his father -- he f**ks up one thing and moves quickly on to the next before having to deal with the consequences.


Yes, you are right, slick tactic of the Demodummies.

But I predict the Demodummies and Presidente Hussein will continue to amass and consolidate power......then, yikes!
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Old 01-10-2014, 07:44 PM
Status: "PotatoPotus/Hagillary 2024!" (set 24 days ago)
 
Location: Brawndo-Thirst-Mutilator-Nation
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Probably when they decided it was easier to buy votes directly rather than just imply that they would pay for them.

You can't expect them to try and get elected on that they actually accomplished in the last several years, do you?




Sad but true.....how far we have fallen. Or maybe I should say, how far the Demofilth have fallen!
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Old 01-10-2014, 09:12 PM
 
Location: Sarasota FL
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If he is so concerned about 'income inequality', after every nights show, he should go out in the street outside his studio and give a $100 bill to everyone who walks by for an hour every night. It wouldn't put a dent in his check book from the millions he makes every year.
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