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@KidBoy2 wrote:
https://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/article_5a668cce-977b-11e8-8537-3f957fe5dedf.html

Elizabeth Warren at Dillard: Government is controlled by rich and powerful, it's time to take it back
BY JEFF ADELSON | JADELSON@THEADVOCATE.COM AUG 3, 2018 - 7:14 PM (4)

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Ms Warren continues to show she is clueless. Does she know she is one of the rich and powerful?


There are many, many rich and powerful people who want to reduce income inequality, increase mobility, and make life better for the middle class.

 

They are mostly liberals, though. 😉


They are ALL Liberals, except for a few who are Progressives

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@KidBoy2 wrote:
https://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/article_5a668cce-977b-11e8-8537-3f957fe5dedf.html

Elizabeth Warren at Dillard: Government is controlled by rich and powerful, it's time to take it back
BY JEFF ADELSON | JADELSON@THEADVOCATE.COM AUG 3, 2018 - 7:14 PM (4)

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Ms Warren continues to show she is clueless. Does she know she is one of the rich and powerful?


There are many, many rich and powerful people who want to reduce income inequality, increase mobility, and make life better for the middle class.

 

They are mostly liberals, though. 😉

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Elizabeth Warren at Dillard: Government is controlled by rich and powerful, it's time to take it back
BY JEFF ADELSON | JADELSON@THEADVOCATE.COM AUG 3, 2018 - 7:14 PM (4)

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Ms Warren continues to show she is clueless. Does she know she is one of the rich and powerful?

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Elizabeth Warren has a plan to save capitalism

She’s unveiling a bill to make corporate governance great again.

Elizabeth Warren has a big idea that challenges how the Democratic Party thinks about solving the problem of inequality.

Instead of advocating for expensive new social programs like free college or health care, she’s introducing a bill Wednesday, the Accountable Capitalism Act, that would redistribute trillions of dollars from rich executives and shareholders to the middle class — without costing a dime.

https://www.vox.com/2018/8/15/17683022/elizabeth-warren-accountable-capitalism-corporations


Sounds a lot like Karl Marx and Communism.


Only sounds that way because 1. the GOPerLords told you that's how is sounded and 2. You have no idea what Marx said or Communism is. Understandable - the ones feeding you this lie also told their dupes Ike was a Commie, Social Security is Communist and Medicare is Socialized Medicine.

 

What Warren's plan will do is RETURN Trillions of dollars scammed from the middle class under Reagan's tax plan to their rightful owners, the ones who created the wealth in the first place.

 

Understandably, the ones who stole the money want to keep it, and the Republican Party is dedicated to helping them do just that.


I have read the Communist Manifesto to understand the goals of Marx. I have studied the Fabian Society and the Frankfurt School (and others) to understand the vehicles for getting there.

 

Tell me - which GOPerLord do you see in that??

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@Olderscout66 wrote:

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Or We could work hard and earn a good living.

Past tense - that option expired in 1981.

The leveling of income vs profit began in the '70s. So, since this starts with an "inaccuracy", how can it make a valid point?

 

This is no more than the usual effort to use the Reagan tax cuts as a vehicle to take us into the neoMarxist concept of the government owns all the money and decides who gets what. 

 

And to think, posters to the left call President Trump "Comrade"!!

 

Since then, we work harder and longer and get LESS, unless we're already in the top 1%, in which case we show up and earn a FANTASTIC living.

 

In 1980, the average American male over the age of 16 put in 41 hours per week. In 2015 that number was up to 47 hours per week. The average annual income in 1980 was (adjusted for inflation) $50,500 or $23.68/hour worked. In 2015 the average income was $54,039 or $24.16/hour worked. Thanks to the Reagan Taxscam allowing those dividing the pie to keep it all for themselves, Americans workers gained 1.9% IN THIRTY-FIVE YEARS - that's one-quarter of one percent per year while their productivity - amount of goods and services produced each hour - increased by over 4% each year.

 

Before the Reaganscam, in 1970 the average America worker put in 38 hours each week and earned $45,000, or $23.68/hour worked. In the 10 years before Reagan, the average worker increased their income 4% ABOVE inflation, which means in the decade before Reagan, wages for the middle class were increasing OVER THREE TIMES AS FAST as the rose AFTER Reagan's scam.

 

Yep, all good GOPers think (because the GOPerLords told them so) by working harder, they will earn a good living. What the GOPerLords failed to mention was it will be only a tiny fraction of as good as it could have been if you hadn't stood still for Reagan's gigantic taxscam.


 

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Ms Warren, like many on the radical left seem to want to do away with our economic system.

Senator Elizabeth Warren fights for middle- and working-class Americans. But she's part of the Top 1%. Warren, the Harvard bankruptcy law professor elected to the Senate in 2012, is worth between $3.7 million and $10 million.Jan 8, 2015

Hard to see how Warren wouldn't be, by most standards, wealthy, according to the Personal Financial Disclosure form she filed to run for Senate shows that she's worth as much as $14.5 million.Jan 30, 2012

Ms Warren is as two faced as one can be!

 

In an interview with John Haewood of CNBC this past July, Elizabeth Warren was asked...


John Harwood: You don't think capitalists are bad people?


Elizabeth Warren: I am a capitalist. Come on. I believe in markets. What I don't believe in is theft, what I don't believe in is cheating. That's where the difference is. I love what markets can do, I love what functioning economies can do. They are what make us rich, they are what create opportunity. But only fair markets, markets with rules. Markets without rules is about the rich take it all, it's about the powerful get all of it. And that's what's gone wrong in America.

 

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/23/elizabeth-warren-i-am-a-capitalist-but-markets-need-rules.html

 

 

 

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KidBoy2:  She wants to dictate how much a CEO can make...there is a word for that its called SOCIALISM.

 

 

Take a deep breath and relax. The plan has nothing at all to do with socialism (she does not want the government to own the means of production). CEOs will still make plenty of money.

 

 

Warren’s plan starts from the premise that corporations that claim the legal rights of personhood should be legally required to accept the moral obligations of personhood.

Traditionally, she writes in a companion op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, “corporations sought to succeed in the marketplace, but they also recognized their obligations to employees, customers and the community.” In recent decades they stopped, in favor of a singular devotion to enriching shareholders. And that’s what Warren wants to change.

https://www.vox.com/2018/8/15/17683022/elizabeth-warren-accountable-capitalism-corporations

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Sounds a lot like Karl Marx and Communism.


Only sounds that way because 1. the GOPerLords told you that's how is sounded and 2. You have no idea what Marx said or Communism is.



No one has told me anything, but I have studied Karl Marx and his book Das Kapital.  Additonally I have attended many military seminars on Communism plus doing studies on my own since the 1940's. 

 

I'm still not sure of the identities of your 'GOPerLords' so you would have to identify them so I can see if they were some of the instructors at those seminars for NCOs.

The mistake a lot of politicians make is forgetting
they've been appointed but thinking they've been anointed.
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@oceanedge2 wrote:

 


Elizabeth Warren has a plan to save capitalism

She’s unveiling a bill to make corporate governance great again.

Elizabeth Warren has a big idea that challenges how the Democratic Party thinks about solving the problem of inequality.

Instead of advocating for expensive new social programs like free college or health care, she’s introducing a bill Wednesday, the Accountable Capitalism Act, that would redistribute trillions of dollars from rich executives and shareholders to the middle class — without costing a dime.

https://www.vox.com/2018/8/15/17683022/elizabeth-warren-accountable-capitalism-corporations


Sounds a lot like Karl Marx and Communism.


Only sounds that way because 1. the GOPerLords told you that's how is sounded and 2. You have no idea what Marx said or Communism is. Understandable - the ones feeding you this lie also told their dupes Ike was a Commie, Social Security is Communist and Medicare is Socialized Medicine.

 

What Warren's plan will do is RETURN Trillions of dollars scammed from the middle class under Reagan's tax plan to their rightful owners, the ones who created the wealth in the first place.

 

Understandably, the ones who stole the money want to keep it, and the Republican Party is dedicated to helping them do just that.

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@Soosie wrote:
Or We could work hard and earn a good living.

Past tense - that option expired in 1981.

 

Since then, we work harder and longer and get LESS, unless we're already in the top 1%, in which case we show up and earn a FANTASTIC living.

 

In 1980, the average American male over the age of 16 put in 41 hours per week. In 2015 that number was up to 47 hours per week. The average annual income in 1980 was (adjusted for inflation) $50,500 or $23.68/hour worked. In 2015 the average income was $54,039 or $24.16/hour worked. Thanks to the Reagan Taxscam allowing those dividing the pie to keep it all for themselves, Americans workers gained 1.9% IN THIRTY-FIVE YEARS - that's one-quarter of one percent per year while their productivity - amount of goods and services produced each hour - increased by over 4% each year.

 

Before the Reaganscam, in 1970 the average America worker put in 38 hours each week and earned $45,000, or $23.68/hour worked. In the 10 years before Reagan, the average worker increased their income 4% ABOVE inflation, which means in the decade before Reagan, wages for the middle class were increasing OVER THREE TIMES AS FAST as the rose AFTER Reagan's scam.

 

Yep, all good GOPers think (because the GOPerLords told them so) by working harder, they will earn a good living. What the GOPerLords failed to mention was it will be only a tiny fraction of as good as it could have been if you hadn't stood still for Reagan's gigantic taxscam.

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