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Old 01-10-2014, 12:30 PM
 
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Jon Stewart Delivers Angry, Eloquent Rant On GOP's Income Inequality Problem


I love Jon Stewart. Dude is awesome.
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:32 PM
 
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I wonder if the camera crew recognized the hypocracy in Jon Stewarts "rant" on inequality..
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:33 PM
 
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If it's a policy that benefits the rich, then it doesn't have to be paid for, should last forever and is good for America," Stewart summed up.
"But if it benefits the poor, we can't afford it, should end it as soon as possible and it will destroy our nation from within. Because if you give money to people who don't have it, it corrupts them. But if you give it to people who are already rich, they have a money immunity built up already. Handouts don't hurt them. Money is the root of all evil for people who don't have any already -- just like smallpox is for the Native American community," he said.


That about sums it up right there
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:34 PM
 
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Stewart is a dumb guy. Just an Obama fanboy brown noser.

I don't think you can call it a rant if he had 20 writers write it for him. lol A rant comes from you, it isn't contrived by others.
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:38 PM
 
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I wonder if the camera crew recognized the hypocracy in Jon Stewarts "rant" on inequality..
LOL.

The crew is fine, they're probably very highly paid. People don't have a problem with some inequality, they have a problem when almost ALL of the gains go to the top. They have a problem when inequality becomes too extreme.
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:38 PM
 
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Proof he didn't just off the cuff it? Stewart is an awesome guy and he hits the nail on the head. Of course fox newsies and republicans hate him,I am so glad I get Al Jazeera and RT news channels.
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:40 PM
 
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LOL.

The crew is fine, they're probably very highly paid. People don't have a problem with some inequality, they have a problem when almost ALL of the gains go to the top. They have a problem when inequality becomes too extreme.
You mean when people get paid the amount of money, like John Stewart receives?

Jon Stewart Is TV’s Highest-Paid Host | Variety#
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:40 PM
 
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I think Jon Stewart is funny not always clearly left. If you saw his clip on the Obamacare website you would see that.

However, he is just an entertainer, who usually uses politics and current affairs as his base. I haven't watched this clip, but I bet he didn't actually get into the policies the left wants to put in place. The flaw is that "helping the poor" as the Dems usually want is nothing more than masking the core problems in the family structure of urban poor people.
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:43 PM
 
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You mean when people get paid the amount of money, like John Stewart receives?

Jon Stewart Is TV’s Highest-Paid Host | Variety#
You missed the key point that he is saying we should DO something about it. He is rich and realizes that a lot of people are very poor and need help, which is a lot different from the conservative talking heads that get millions to blow smoke. They're rich and everybody else can **** off.
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:53 PM
 
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You missed the key point that he is saying we should DO something about it. He is rich and realizes that a lot of people are very poor and need help, which is a lot different from the conservative talking heads that get millions to blow smoke. They're rich and everybody else can **** off.
So what has he done about it other than demand other people do things?
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