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    Why? It's their money. What they do with it is their concern, not anyone else's.

    Quote Originally Posted by lorraine View Post
    It's alright becoming rich, but not stinking rich, unless you decide to change something to benefit the people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alycidond9009 View Post
    Well, considering that wealth is relative, You have to have poor People, or else there wouldn't be any rich People.
    And rich people are not all the same .. there is inherited wealth, self-made wealth, criminal wealth, squandered wealth, altruistic wealth, selfish wealth, generous wealth and above all, wealth is relative. There is no one big Rich Target to aim at, it is of many levels.

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    With anyone, the rich don't get richer, unless they work the money to make them rich, the richer you get the harder it is to keep it, yes you may say there are loopholes, as the loopholes get closed, then you have to move within the limits or making money more honestly.

    The opportunity is there, the problem seems to arise that not all people of white caucasian skin seem to have the opportunity of finding out about how grants and benefits work, to the good of the company, that is why some companies fold within a depression, they have the ideas to build, however they may not have the knowledge to look for the benefits to make it work.

    Before we move within a racist area, which is precisly not what I want, as we all work hard together, it seems sometimes that the lack of understanding of what is available to move forward is something that is lacking.

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    There is lack of understanding about your 2nd sentence and moving forward is something that is lacking for your 2nd sentence.
    Do you mean that company accountants and directors don't access benefits and are ignorant about that? They just need to report weekly wages and claim rent assistance.

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    How many families actually need a household income of more than 50,000/year? Surely none need, most simply desire. Then why not cap it at a figure like that (with an annual rise in line with inflation) and ensure that the rest is collected as tax? We can then spend that tax money on projects that provide physical and mental well-being for all of us while preserving or restoring the natural world and of course R&D and technically innovative projects. Money isn't evil, its what we do with it that counts.

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    YOU MEAN LIKE GIVING OUR MONEY AWAY TO FOREIGNERS, AND IDLE LEFTIES?

    We are already doing that, at a huge cost to our country and its families/people.

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    No I mean like ensuring every family has affordable access to a spacious warm and dry home rather than a tiny flat in a stinking block covered in graffiti. Or how about give every child Internet access. Or even simply replacing the minimum (paupers) wage with a real-terms living wage that allows children to have a few toys each year and a roast on the table every Sunday. Humane and noble things like that.

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    Oh, yes, I agree with things like that being available to all, working families.

    The minimum wage has lowered the standards in many housholds and should be stopped, as soon as those responsible for installing it on the people are in prison.

    Anyone can remove graffiti at their leisure, with the aid of their neighbours, no excuse for just leaving it in situ, for eternity if you dont like it, is there?

    All children should have free internet access via school, and other local establishments.

    Everyone should have enough food to sustain themselves, daily. Sundays are no longer special days as they were before we had the Bliar dumbdown era of fast food promotions.

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    The rich should get richer, after all they are the ones who run businesses and make their money. Without them making the money who'd have jobs - nobody. Taxes are the worst invention, they're akin to a mugger taking a grannies wallet and handing it to the child next to her in the name of fairness and being let off any jail-time. Maybe let the granny (i.e the rich) decide if she wants to help the child (i.e the rest of society) rather than forcing her too.

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    Take it you were never a fan of Robin Hood, LD?
    "The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and ''Progressives''. The business of ''Progressives'' is to go on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to prevent the mistakes from being corrected." G. K. Chesterton

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