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Man to government: Take my money

CNN
One retired postal worker sends the federal government $50 a month.
http://cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/politics/2012/12/27/tsr-...

There are so many things wrong with this on so many levels.




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Wrong on so many levels, indeed ... including basic arithmetic.

Wrong on so many levels, indeed ... including basic arithmetic.

FAILURE ... -Bleep-...

TO ... -Bleep bleep- ...

COMPUTE -Bleep bleep bleep.

Quoting the journalist lady (to "absorb" the 15 trillion U.S. debt - expected to be 20 trillion by 2017, btw) "... it would require every american to give $50,000, etc, etc."

Er...

WAIT.

To "give away" your money (btw, to pay back a debt outrageously created by the gov't, not the people) ... the very minimum pre-requisite would be to ACTUALLY MAKE money, in the first place, that one could, THEN, be stolen by dear gov't.

Do new born babies make money ? Do little kids or junior high / highschoolers make money ? Do people on disability make sustained income they can give away ? Do dying people in hospitals or at home make money (ibidem) ? Would people living on foodstamps - 47 millions of them - and other various welfare programs be willing to contribute back as well ? Etc, etc.

Time to get back to straight facts, instead of weird figures (i.e., the total number of people living on U.S. soil ... as if all DID have whatever money to even spare).

America would be "lucky" if there were any more than 80 millions of crushed tax payers (or candid retirees as in the video) still eligible to be counted as part of the lucky debt payer slave pool...

Hint (and obsolete data, anyway) :

http://blog.heritage.org/2010/03/11/government-dependency-gr...

So, the basic arithmetic, unless I'm overlooking a stash of hidden wealth somewhere, rather tells us :

15 trillion divided by 80 million ... there you have it :

$ 15,000,000,000,000 / 80,000,000 "benefactors" =

$ 187,500 per head, DUE TODAY,

and for 2017 (assuming the number of people dependent on the gov't hasn't even moved) :

$ 20,000,000,000,000 / 80,000,000 "benefactors" =

$ 250,000 per head ... but, hey lucky People, we have a little more time to find that for dear gov't ... four years.

So much time ! Right ?!

Thanks for the touching document, CNN lady ... but...

B I G

F A I L U R E

in regard to your use of your calculator, my dear.

Refreshers on the Greatness of Socialism "at work" :

#1. http://www.dailypaul.com/264908/a-perfect-storm-is-coming-of...

#2. http://www.dailypaul.com/261460/37-facts-about-how-cruel-thi...

You're much welcome, CNN.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

might

as well piss in a fan!

But what's hideous is that our Govt accepts it!

When Fascism goes to sleep, it checks under the bed for Ron Paul!

Sad on so many levels

This man is obviously a good man, doing what he thinks is his part.

I think he doesn't realize what they are doing with his money though.

The MSM highlighting this particular story is saying that every American should be doing more, playing into the basic decency that most Americans do have.

They even got a catholic priest involved at the end, talking about how "you've got to sacrifice".

The propaganda is dripping from this piece.

I feel dirty and sullied in an unusual way. ;)

Just open the box and see

nailed it

:)

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Maybe the Peyton Manning ad

before the clip made me stupider but I didn't mind Mr Garcia