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Video: Billionaire Who Escaped Socialism Runs Ads Against Socialism

Angie74 Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:59 AM
So thankful for this man who shared his story. So true, the "poorer will get poorer" as sooner or later you run out of other people's money. So ironic that the left claims they are for helping the poor but they do more damage to the poor by their ideology - idiots for sure.

Thomas Peterffy is an entrepreneur who fled his native Hungary in 1965 to escape the yoke of Communism.  He moved to America at the age of 21, worked hard, and ultimately earned billions as the head of a successful brokerage firm.  According to his bio, he started a business that today employs thousands of people. With much at stake in the US presidential election, Peterffy is dipping into his personal fortune to warn voters about the dangers of creeping socialism, and to extol the American model of incentivizing hard work and encouraging upward mobility.  It's a powerful message: