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  1. #1 Another stupid DU idea: personal wealth cap 
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    So really ... what is wrong with redistributing wealth?
    I, for one, don't believe that any one person should be able to tie up all that money in personal accounts. I think that there should be a cap on personal wealth (say $10M ... and I'm being generous) and anything above that the government should be able to take that money off of the person and use it to fund various government programs like rebuilding infrastructure, funding a nationwide healthcare system, education for the underprivledged etc.
    My gosh. GROW UP!
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    I think this person is victim of an IQ cap.
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    Envy pure and simple. Morons.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarasotaRepub View Post
    Envy pure and simple. Morons.
    Yes, and he/she is suggesting a criminal act: theft.
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    So when my wealth equals $10,000,000 I drop my earns to just enough to maintain it. I not going to work any harder that I have to and I'm definitely not going to work just to give it to the government.

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    The stupid in that one is running wild. It is more words from another socialist entitlement bum.

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    education for the underprivledged

    But we have education for all citizens, are you telling me that people that don't have the money for college are "under privileged" and that there are no other ways such as scholarships that a poor person could strive to get? No, you think that poor people simply can't be educated without your help via government, because you think they're too stupid to know what's good for them.
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    I do not suggest visiting the thread, the amount of stupid just makes my blood boil. They don't seem to understand why the wealthy have been accumulating their wealth rather than investing it into the economy, it's because the dummies have ideas like this that scare the shit out of investors such ideas as raising the tax rate, or capping their wealth.
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    I hope he realizes that if this was implemented, he wouldn't see a dime. There would just be some very good perks to being a politician, and a lot more waste.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LukeEDay View Post
    The stupid in that one is running wild.
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    I do not suggest visiting the thread, the amount of stupid just makes my blood boil.
    I suggest avoiding that thread too! The stupid is overwhelmingly strong and running wild. One low count poster is trying to educate them but they won't have any of it.

    I know we goof with those guys but I can not believe the incredible number of ignorant people and ideas in that thread. We need to teach basic economics in elementary school if that thread is any indication of what is being put out.

    One guy wants to tax money that you hold on to. So if I have $80 in my pocket right now that means (if I don't spend any today) I will have less than $80 in my pocket tomorrow because the government taxed some of it today. So now I have $79 dollars. If I don't spend today, I will have $78 tomorrow. WTF!!

    Another guy wants a 100% inheritance tax. When you die, all your shit goes to the gubmint. All of it. None of it gets passed on. One poster said, "hold on, if the parents of a five year old die, he gets nothing? The house, cash, all goes to the government and the kid is less to fend for himself"? Oh, well, no. Maybe take it all over $100,000 or something. Ug.
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