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  •  In 15 years you've never made a profit? (2+ / 0-)
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    I suspect you have done so.

    You are a capitalist.  You don't need to borrow money to be a capitalist.  You just need to own the means of production that produces said profit.

    DIRTY ASS CAPITALIST!  

    (all snark of course)

    "The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason." - Thomas Paine

    by shrike on Sun Jan 26, 2014 at 05:43:09 PM PST

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    •  Craftsmen are not necessarily capitalists. In (0+ / 0-)

      that setting, the excess income from the craftsman's labor are put back into materials and other supplies, and not saved and aggregated.

      Patriotism may be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion is assuredly the first.

      by StrayCat on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 04:55:30 AM PST

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      •  Investing in materials and other supplies is (0+ / 0-)

        still invested capital.  Most invested capital is in assets other than cash.

        The most important way to protect the environment is not to have more than one child.

        by nextstep on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 09:54:05 AM PST

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