On 11/29/2014 10:50 AM, 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com
Dream on college kids. It will probably take and insurrection to
/Why do almost all of your economic solutions involve violence? /
/On 11/28/2014 7:23 PM, Bhairitu wrote:
Because history repeats itself.
The people have the right of revolution but individuals do not. At
present you stand alone.
On 11/29/2014 11:30 AM, Bhairitu wrote:
Hardly, you must not be paying attention to the news. Do you know
that the riots going on about Ferguson really don't have as much to
do with racial problems as they do with increasing poverty, lack of
jobs, police militarization, economic inequity? When people can't
afford food anymore then revolutions occur as they did in France and
Russia and coming soon to a country near you.
/Political power is inherent in the *people.* When individuals rebel
and break the law they should be punished.
The American Dream is a national ethos of the United States, a set of
ideals in which freedom includes the equal opportunity for prosperity
and success achieved through hard work.
Everyone is equal and they are all endowed by their Creator with
certain inalienable Rights which include Life, Liberty and the pursuit
of Happiness. If you do not agree with this, you should leave the
The problem could be solved just doing two things which you will hate:
1) a basic guaranteed income so no one falls through the cracks. The
need for this is becoming more obvious than ever as jobs disappear due
2) an income and estate limit the latter probably for about $20
million. Reach that and every penny over goes to the government to help
fund number 1. Now there's plenty leeway in between but if you are so
materialistic and greedy that $20 million isn't enough then perhaps you
belong in an insane asylum.
It's simply that our system has become dysfunctional for it's citizens
and time for change.