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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #45 on: June 14, 2013, 03:03:32 PM »
I agree with OP.  I'm sick and tired of the 1% ruling over the 99%.  It's about time we have some justice around here.  I know a multi-billionaire who pays less in tax than his secretary!!  These people think that because of a few good ideas and some good luck, they're entitled to buy anything they can afford.  Well I've had it.  It's about time these people start paying my student loans.

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #46 on: June 14, 2013, 03:14:27 PM »
I agree with OP.  I'm sick and tired of the 1% ruling over the 99%.  It's about time we have some justice around here.  I know a multi-billionaire who pays less in tax than his secretary!!  These people think that because of a few good ideas and some good luck, they're entitled to buy anything they can afford.  Well I've had it.  It's about time these people start paying my student loans.

#occupyddf
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #47 on: June 14, 2013, 03:19:02 PM »
I agree with OP.  I'm sick and tired of the 1% ruling over the 99%.  It's about time we have some justice around here.  I know a multi-billionaire who pays less in tax than his secretary!!  These people think that because of a few good ideas and some good luck, they're entitled to buy anything they can afford.  Well I've had it.  It's about time these people start paying my student loans.

#occupyddf

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #48 on: June 14, 2013, 03:47:53 PM »
I agree with OP.  I'm sick and tired of the 1% ruling over the 99%.  It's about time we have some justice around here.  I know a multi-billionaire who pays less in tax than his secretary!!  These people think that because of a few good ideas and some good luck, they're entitled to buy anything they can afford.  Well I've had it.  It's about time these people start paying my student loans.

#occupyddf
multi billionaire who pays less tax then his Secretary?   i would love to be his secretary.

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #49 on: June 14, 2013, 04:27:20 PM »
multi billionaire who pays less tax then his Secretary?   i would love to be his secretary.
less percentage, so what. The whole percentage based tax is one giant robbery.
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #50 on: June 14, 2013, 05:09:06 PM »
less percentage, so what. The whole percentage based tax is one giant robbery.
Flat tax guy? :)
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #51 on: June 14, 2013, 06:25:21 PM »
Flat tax guy? :)
Why does it make sense that one guy pays $1,000,000 towards the country upkeep and the next guy pays $10?
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #52 on: June 14, 2013, 06:56:15 PM »

Why does it make sense that one guy pays $1,000,000 towards the country upkeep and the next guy pays $10?

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #53 on: June 15, 2013, 10:13:18 PM »
Am I the only one that realizes goodsam is being sarcastic?

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #54 on: June 17, 2013, 02:04:19 PM »
Am I the only one that realizes goodsam is being sarcastic?

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #55 on: June 26, 2013, 04:58:00 PM »
The nastiest people I know happen to be poor.  I see no correlation between being nasty and rich.  Nasty and poor - yes. 

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #56 on: June 27, 2013, 02:18:39 AM »
R' Elimelech of Lizhensk actually gave a bracha to his einiklach that they should be poor. He reasoned that the nisayon of being rich is far far greater than being poor.

 Clearly the OP has a point, years and years of everybody around you treating you with deference,being in charge, always getting your way and people dancing around and kissing up to you WILL ultimately change you, UNLESS you consciously and actively fight it vigorously. (as Jimmy Hendrix said "money makes people funny")

 That being said i have several close friends who have exemplary midddos and are amazingly nice and follow halacha and torah guidance to the T despite being ridiculously wealthy

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #57 on: June 27, 2013, 03:33:00 AM »
R' Elimelech of Lizhensk actually gave a bracha to his einiklach that they should be poor. He reasoned that the nisayon of being rich is far far greater than being poor.

 Clearly the OP has a point, years and years of everybody around you treating you with deference,being in charge, always getting your way and people dancing around and kissing up to you WILL ultimately change you, UNLESS you consciously and actively fight it vigorously. (as Jimmy Hendrix said "money makes people funny")

 That being said i have several close friends who have exemplary midddos and are amazingly nice and follow halacha and torah guidance to the T despite being ridiculously wealthy
Lessons R' Elimelech and lehavdil Jimmy Hendrix in the same post. Impressive.
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #58 on: June 27, 2013, 06:53:11 AM »
Lessons R' Elimelech and lehavdil Jimmy Hendrix in the same post. Impressive.
Did the other guy play music also?  :)
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #59 on: June 27, 2013, 07:52:57 AM »
Did the other guy play music also?  :)
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