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The Old Republic and Obama's America

Coyote9 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 7:15 AM
You forgot to add that some folks work harder than others. You really think that my compensation for 14 hours of daily work should be the same as some other who refuses to work more than 8 hours a day? And, what about the risk I take when I put my assets (money, home as collateral, my time and effort) into found a business that employs others. You really think that worth so little that I should still pay myself and all employees at an equal rate? Maybe you should consider that the whole purpose of the statement, "all men are created equal" was not ever intended to refer to society holding these as equals. that the government is not to treat people differently due to their personal circumstance, being blind to their social stature.
Pistol Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 7:43 AM
Coyote9, it is obvious to me, Loyal Democrat, and the millions of progressive thinkers who voted Barry into office and cheered like crazy at his inaugurals, that you only work hard because you happened to be born with an industrious nature that enjoys taking risks. You didn't build that by yourself. Barry said so, and millions believe him. Those millions of barryvoters who stand around on street corners with their pants about to fall off were not lucky enough to be driven to contribute like you do, and it is not socially fair to blame or punish them for something they can't help. You are obviously a bitter greedy racist, an enthusiastic member of the Vast Rightwing Conspiracy. Shame on you.
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