Friday, February 14, 2014

The Whining Rich

Tom Perkins: People with more money should get more votes (VIDEO):

For some reason many of the wealthy have been speaking out about feeling persecuted. Are these people living in a different world? It is the working poor and the working middle class that has afforded them the lifestyle they have.

It is not true that they work more or harder than the average American. What is true that the American economic system is designed to favor those who have chosen certain professions. Those benefits are extended with favorable laws that give them an inordinate advantage. Why does a stock broker or banker make more than an engineer? The engineer makes things. The stock broker moves money.

The only ones that should feel persecuted are the working poor and working middle class.

As billionaire Warren Buffet puts it, “There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning...”

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