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How to Keep the Poor Poor

A Capitalist Pig Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 10:16 PM
Who actually listens to these buffoons? Cornell West hates all that this country stands for, hard work, upward mobility etc. I can't believe people would entrust their children's minds to this Socialist hack.
oldnjal Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 11:38 PM
Capitalism has allowed Cornell West a platform for his anti-capitalist stance.
Disposable income, and lousy choices as to how to spend it, are what he depends upon.
In Cuba he could get a government job, for what he says.
Interestingly enough, in Cuba, by and large, the poorer you are, the darker happens to be you skin.
And still they yell 'Power to the People'.
The latest slogan adopted by the Democrats seems along the same line.

Media personality Tavis Smiley and Princeton philosophy professor Cornell West have just published their latest contribution to American poverty propaganda, “The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto.”

The book should have a second subtitle: “How to keep the poor poor and blacks enslaved to government.” To the extent this book is taken seriously by anyone, the result can only be more, entrenched poverty.

Smiley and West’s message is simple. America today consists of a few powerful, rapacious rich people and a lot of unfortunate, exploited poor people. The rich are rich because they are lucky. The poor are...