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A Country Where Millionaires ..............

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Crabtownboy, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. Crabtownboy

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    "A land where millionaires and billionaires have never had it so good, while tens of millions struggle just to survive is not what Christianity is about. It's not what Judadism is about. And it's not what America is supposed to be about."

    Bernie Sanders
     
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    Over 2/3 of millionaires are self made. 1/3 of millionaires were foreign born or first generation.
    Did they have it good - depends how you looked at it - They gave up a lot of good blood, sweat and tears.
    They were working hard to be a success, while others were wasting their time.

    As a taxi driver, I once took some India nationals home from the grocery store. They were students at Syracuse University.. We talking about success - I mentioned that the reason they would be successful was because they would be home studying, while American students are out partying every weekend.
    They told me is was surprising that an American felt that way.

    Now another side to this - why do Americans struggle? Is it because they don't have enough - or is it because they spend more (on wants) then they can afford.
    How many people just have to have the full line up of cable TV?
    How many people must have a brand new car?
    How many people must have steak 7 nights a week

    and finally about Christianity - very few Bible heroes had wealth.
    Think about the Widow (mites), John the Baptist, Paul, the Prophets, and ect.
     
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    Yea with liberals its always someone else's fault. The poor are poor because the rich are rich. The terrorists are radicalized by the actions of someone else. The black man is kept down by the white man. A country cannot survive blaming everyone else. It will tear itself apart doing that.
     
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    I've seen Bernie Sanders' version of economics. I shudder to think of his interpretation of Christianity.
     
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    Bernie is worried about tens of millions struggling to survive. How about he start worrying about the over a million babies each year that are never given a chance to survive?
     
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    Sanders is an idiot, especially about religion and economics. It's no wonder you quote him.
     
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    And with the radical right, it's always the liberals' fault.


    Umm, that's pretty much how things work. If the rich have the money, then the poor obviously can't have it.

    Yep. Can you name someone who radicalized himself with no outside influences?

    Pretty much what the majority does to anyone who is in the minority.

    But isn't that what you and the rest of the radicalized right are doing?

    Pretty much. I blame it on Fox News.
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