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A Free People, And A Resurgence Of Wisdom

TrustNoOne Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 1:09 PM
It is totally understandable why members of the Billionaires Club would have a hissey fit at the idea of paying taxes at the same rate those who actually produce something. However even they should be able to comprehend why the wage slaves are not totally repulsed by phrases like "To each according to their contribution". This feeling is reinforced when those who make Billions (notice I didn't say EARN) on Wall Street etc. attempting to justify their special tax perks and incomes on the fiction that their money is at risk when the Fed. bails them out, allowing them to keep their profits, and shifts the losses to those who pay earned income tax rates.
dhenderson Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 10:04 PM
The actual phrasing altruism is actually: "From each according to his ability, to each according to his need" Sounds nice, huh, but if you think about what it actually means in real life, it is the ultimate evil and would destroy mankind if allowed to work throughout humanity.
MoreFreedom Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 3:25 PM
Which is true, simply because a politically powerful person determines your ability and your needs. And you can count on them to put their needs (and the needs of their political friends) first ahead of yours.

“People call this the ‘new normal.’ Let me assure you there is nothing normal about this at all. It’s the new ‘abnormal,’ and it won’t last, because as free people we won’t stand for it…”

With those remarks, business magnate and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes drew thunderous applause from his audience.

It was October of 2012, about 2 weeks before our last presidential election. Forbes was speaking to a crowd of 10,000 in the comforts of a beautiful indoor sporting area (the “Idaho Center”). He was headlining yet another west-coast based “Power Up!” business and motivational seminar with Sarah Palin,...