HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » Do you think a laborer wh... » Reply #77

Response to Warren Stupidity (Reply #70)

Tue Dec 27, 2011, 12:00 AM

77. so you are worried about the Fab 400?

They are kinda insignificant when it comes to the pie. Sure they are at the top and they have a ridiculous average income of $345 million, they only get 1.59% of all the income the US economy produces. http://journals.democraticunderground.com/hfojvt/123

The top 20% is eating up far more of the economic pie than the top 400 people are.

In the same boat? I kinda doubt, and even when we are in the same boat, like the Titanic, those in first class get to lifeboats before those in 3rd class. "the Titanic's casualty list included 4 of 143 First Class women (three by choice) ... 15 of 93 Second Class women ... and 81 of 179 Third Class women. Not to mention the children. Except for Lorraine Allison, all 29 First and Second Class children were saved, but only 23 of 76 steerage children." "A night to remember" p. 61

Greed, I would say, is a problem all through our society, not just at the top. Everybody who wants to grab two or three slices of pie for themselves and to hell with their neighbors is part of the problem.

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 96 replies Author Time Post
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 OP
trumad Dec 2011 #1
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #2
Posteritatis Dec 2011 #9
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #16
Posteritatis Dec 2011 #17
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #23
rfranklin Dec 2011 #45
krawhitham Dec 2011 #47
freshwest Dec 2011 #59
eomer Dec 2011 #87
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #94
justiceischeap Dec 2011 #3
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #6
hfojvt Dec 2011 #42
justiceischeap Dec 2011 #44
krawhitham Dec 2011 #48
hfojvt Dec 2011 #54
Warren Stupidity Dec 2011 #70
LineLineLineLineLineLineReply so you are worried about the Fab 400?
hfojvt Dec 2011 #77
Warren Stupidity Dec 2011 #82
hfojvt Dec 2011 #93
limpyhobbler Dec 2011 #4
former9thward Dec 2011 #5
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #10
former9thward Dec 2011 #15
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #21
former9thward Dec 2011 #34
CreekDog Dec 2011 #24
former9thward Dec 2011 #37
Edweird Dec 2011 #55
former9thward Dec 2011 #65
Posteritatis Dec 2011 #66
Edweird Dec 2011 #67
former9thward Dec 2011 #68
Edweird Dec 2011 #69
nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #73
former9thward Dec 2011 #89
Posteritatis Dec 2011 #76
Enrique Dec 2011 #7
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #13
Enrique Dec 2011 #18
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #22
Abin Sur Dec 2011 #8
Bluenorthwest Dec 2011 #11
Overseas Dec 2011 #29
firehorse Dec 2011 #12
Posteritatis Dec 2011 #14
Overseas Dec 2011 #30
Stuart G Dec 2011 #19
customerserviceguy Dec 2011 #39
bettyellen Dec 2011 #49
Brickbat Dec 2011 #20
tularetom Dec 2011 #25
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #28
Tikki Dec 2011 #26
Ikonoklast Dec 2011 #27
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #31
hfojvt Dec 2011 #35
hfojvt Dec 2011 #32
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #36
krispos42 Dec 2011 #41
hfojvt Dec 2011 #53
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #57
hfojvt Dec 2011 #61
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #63
hfojvt Dec 2011 #78
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #81
hfojvt Dec 2011 #95
spinbaby Dec 2011 #84
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #91
hfojvt Dec 2011 #92
spinbaby Dec 2011 #96
starroute Dec 2011 #33
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #38
hfojvt Dec 2011 #51
krispos42 Dec 2011 #40
magical thyme Dec 2011 #43
hughee99 Dec 2011 #46
guitar man Dec 2011 #50
Initech Dec 2011 #52
Edweird Dec 2011 #56
Marrah_G Dec 2011 #58
fujiyama Dec 2011 #60
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #62
fujiyama Dec 2011 #64
nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #72
nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #71
jwirr Dec 2011 #74
boppers Dec 2011 #75
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #79
boppers Dec 2011 #80
ieoeja Dec 2011 #90
B Calm Dec 2011 #83
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #86
WinkyDink Dec 2011 #85
NNN0LHI Dec 2011 #88
Please login to view edit histories.