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Romney and Ryan Turn the Tables on Obama

Marie150 Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 10:35 AM
RANT "Spreading the wealth around" what does that mean? It works with a plate of cookies that I am willing to share, (for health reasons) But it does not work with money. If the government confiscates wealth to make things FAIR how does this effect reinvestment, productivity, borrowing, lending etc....... If too much property is confiscated by the government the HOST will die. A business is destroyed. It cannot keep producing. It will not remain strong enough to compete in the world. And the parasites getting their share of Change will only get just that. Nickles and dimes. No wealth. Wealth is owning something that will increase in value or be used to make a profit. Wealth is not money that is consumed.
Marie150 Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 10:39 AM
So the term spreading the wealth around only applies to consumables which is no wealth at all and is therefore totally meaningless. A connivers ideology.
RodT Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 10:50 AM
Actually it’s a Marxist principle. Maybe you’ve heared it.
“From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs”.
From father Karl, and Barry’s road to Utopia.
Marie150 Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 11:57 AM
Marx was full of himself which means he was full of shiiit.
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