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  •  Well, true, but you have to rob a lot more (2+ / 0-)
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    TracieLynn, Into The Woods

    poor people to get as much as robbing a single wealthy person.

    I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken. - Oliver Cromwell

    by Ezekial 23 20 on Thu May 13, 2010 at 05:27:01 PM PDT

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    •  Yeah, (1+ / 0-)
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      but, they have to see the wealthy at the country club.

      The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. - 9th Amendment

      by TracieLynn on Thu May 13, 2010 at 05:40:54 PM PDT

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    •  Reminds me of the story about the farmer (0+ / 0-)

      who explained that it cost him more to produce his crops than he made by selling them.

      When asked how he made ends meet he replied:

      "I make it up in volume."


      It's 'redistribution' whether it happens before or after the money is made and whether it goes up to a small group or down to a larger one.

      by Into The Woods on Thu May 13, 2010 at 06:01:11 PM PDT

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