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Half Of The World's Richest People Come From Just 2 Families

Seven of the 12 richest people in the world have names ending in Koch, Walton or Adelson, according to a new calculation by Bloomberg Markets magazine.

Of course, extreme wealth gives you a lot of political power. Here's how these folks wield their influence:

-- The Waltons derive their wealth from Walmart, a company that has historically donated more to Republican causes and lobbied aggressively on taxes and labor issues. It's also not so keen on raising the minimum wage.
-- The Koch brothers once threw $60 million into attempting to dethrone President Obama.
-- And Sheldon Adelson may just be the biggest Republican donor of all.

More: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/05/worlds-richest-peop...

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Blast the huffinglue post boards with truth!

This is key because Koch Brothers bad or good are being used as scapegoat distractions for the real predator class.
Why does everyone think guys like Buffet and Gates are the richest men? Because fortune magazine says so....but it isn't even close to the truth. Carnegie and Ford were the first to perpetrate this con of sorts. When Rockefellers or Rothschilds set up their wealth into tax free foundations, they give up title to the money, but NOT control of it. Money is meaningless to these criminals, control is the goal. Of they retained title, they would be listed as owning trillions, not billions. Anyone who trusts PBS or NPR needs to look into who funds them (Carnegie and Rockefeller Fiundations). These tax free foundations are used to control just about anything of real importance in this world.

these aren't even close to

these aren't even close to the richest people. They may be tops on the list that the public is allowed to see, but the real list has people measured in the trillions...not billions.

“Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.”
― Ron Paul

Gaddafi had more money

Gaddafi had more money personally than the whole Walton family. Just think, if a small time dictator had 70 billion hidden away, imagine the wealth of the true puppet masters.

These are not the richest people!

The richest people in the world never make it on to a list... they have enough power to stay off of these fake lists. The people on this list don't make a dent in the real crooks, the Rothschilds, the Warbergs, the Rockefellers...

Your list in the link there may as well be a list of people that have the most wealth in the Monopoly board game... it is just a game with fake money right? Well so is the whole world to these people... they print the money... they really don't care who has the most of it, as it isn't real anyway... yes, the Waltons did really well in the game... who cares... who is really controlling the game?


Prove it.

You have no proof of this Rothschild and Rockefeller wealth and what's more is that you would have to completely ignore the reality to think that their "secret" wealth is more than the obvious Walmart and Microsoft wealth. There simply isn't enough unaccounted for capital in global economics to even consider the idea that these people are wealthier than the Waltons or Bill Gates. The Fed is sneaky and secretive, but there simply is no paper trail connecting the Rothschilds to the Fed, and their is no discrepancy in the global system large enough to say "You see all this missing money? The Rothschild's have all that money".
The world is as we see it, and that is a world dominated by Walmart and Microsoft. It makes perfect sense that this list if right on target.

Free market capitalism isn't right for America because it works better. It's right because it's free (and it works better).

Missing money

You mean the toilet paper known as Federal Reserve Notes, that people are forced all over the world to use at gun point? Is that wealth? Companies or people that have the most toilet paper rule the world... wow, learn something new everyday.

While this is fun to know....

...I'm wondering what the point is? The Koch brothers failed at dethroning Obama lending support to the notion that even their fast wealth couldn't buy as much political influence as many think. In any case, the title is misleading, "Half of the World's riches people", that makes me think the article was going to show how 200 people were related and they all got this much money somehow. The half that this article is talking about is mainly just the heirs to Walmart. If that is part of some conspiracy or something, it is news to me.

Free market capitalism isn't right for America because it works better. It's right because it's free (and it works better).

So what? Sam Walton was not

So what? Sam Walton was not wealthy when he started his first Wal-Mart.

Bloomberg is a real kitty litter box when it comes to stories like this. If Mike Bloomberg is so anti-wealth why doesn't he give all of his billions away? It's pandering to the looter-mentality crowd.

The story was on the

The story was in the Huffington Post, not Bloomberg. The story referenced an article in Bloomberg. That article merely listed the wealthiest Americans, without any editorials on whether they are wicked or not.

Bloomberg, Huffington Post,

Bloomberg, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Daily Kos... What's the difference?