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Thu Dec 19, 2013, 06:35 AM

Severe wealth inequality only thing preventing affluenza epidemic

A study released this week by The Heritage Foundation revealed that the sharp increase in wealth disparity over the last several decades has saved countless lives.

“Sure, CEOs may now be making 273 times what the average workers earns compared to a meager 20 times more in 1965,” said Sabastian P. $ilverspoon, the author of the Heritage study. “But because the commoners’ access to affluent lifestyles has been so effectively limited, countless people are alive today thanks to there not being as many rich, shitty parents not raising their entitled, shitty children, which would be driving around endangering us all.”

The study paints a grim picture in which more individuals have higher earnings.

According to the study, nearly 90 percent of affluent parents are doomed to watch their children contract affluenza,

Even more tragic, any attempts to shield their progeny from the condition almost certainly guarantee the disease’s advancement.

“All these decent, loving parents can do is channel their profound resources into preventing their children from ever facing any economic or legal repercussions for being guilty of nothing other than having a really, really sweet life,” the study concludes.



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Ichingcarpenter Dec 2013 OP
Kurovski Dec 2013 #1
another_liberal Dec 2013 #2
jtuck004 Dec 2013 #3
Ferretherder Dec 2013 #4
RKP5637 Dec 2013 #5
Roland99 Dec 2013 #6
justhanginon Dec 2013 #7
jsr Dec 2013 #8
Kurovski Dec 2013 #9
hootinholler Dec 2013 #10

Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Dec 19, 2013, 06:43 AM

1. Very, very sad.

The wealthy never get to experience the joys of being responsible for their actions.

So much burden have they. And so then Christ weeps.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Dec 19, 2013, 07:08 AM

2. Thank you Heritage Foundation . . .

 

The answer to this problem seems obvious: No one should be allowed to accumulate more than just enough money to live on, and all excess wealth should be handed over to the federal government.

This way there will be no chance for anyone's children to be afflicted with this horrible condition. An additional benefit will be full funding for all necessary and worthwhile government programs.

Thank you Heritage Foundation!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Dec 19, 2013, 07:25 AM

3. I often think we no longer invest in ourselves for the future, but articles like this make me

 


realize the $85 billion/mo we are paying for thieving bankers to profit from protects us all from a myriad of social ills that would be the result of working against poverty and hunger, unemployment, and towards better training and education,

As long as someone has two nickels to rub together, and then is willing to give them up to the wealthy, there is hope.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Dec 19, 2013, 08:05 AM

4. Ya' know, I've often wondered if wealth would turn me into...

...a heartless, conscienceless bastard, whose only thought in life was 'how can I squeeze even MORE money out of the poor and down-trodden' with the least amount of effort on my part?'. Thank all that is holy that there are people out there making sure I'll never face this nightmarish moral challenge!

I am a proud member of the working poor, here in 'murka, and with a little more help from our corporate oligarchs - and a little more struggle and scraping by on my part - I hope to achieve, at least, upper poverty level in a few more years!

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Response to Ferretherder (Reply #4)

Thu Dec 19, 2013, 08:23 AM

5. And, there are more of us than them, we should be running this show in USA, Inc.,not

those with lots of $$$$$. Rise up all, and vote them all out of office!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Dec 19, 2013, 09:40 AM

6. Nicely done

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Dec 19, 2013, 09:53 AM

7. Sabastian P. $ilverspoon.

Well done. I am not sure, as a commoner, whether I should laugh or cry.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Dec 19, 2013, 09:56 AM

8. Make justice blind to color and income.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Dec 19, 2013, 12:33 PM

9. Just as a precaution...

I'm spray painting my credit cards black.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Dec 19, 2013, 12:37 PM

10. But they have done nothing about the current Gulliblemia epidemic.

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