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robert237 Post time: 2013-1-25 11:12
If you'd rather rely on a small group of anonymous billionaires than a government, good luck to yo ...

Having seen the mess that so many governments have made of the UK, yes maybe I would prefer the billionaires

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robert237 Post time: 2013-1-25 11:11
Does a billionaire work 20,000 times harder than the average person?

Does a road sweeper work less hard than the prime minister? Does a toilet attendant work less hard than a high court judge, does a chief constable work harder than a PC ? Are you saying they should all earn the same?

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robert237 Post time: 2013-1-25 10:43
As long as it is all taxed properly. There is a point at which wealth becomes criminal and it's wa ...

What do you call taxed properly? I pay taxes in two countries, I pay a smaller percentage of my earnings in China than I do in the UK and in China get better services. Is this fair?

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exportedkiwi Post time: 2013-1-25 09:10
Who really cares what Robbo thinks....except Robbo!

I just wish I knew more about the true Robbo, it might explain many things, however I do not think he will be telling us his true circumstances anytime soon

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deeds61 Post time: 2013-1-23 21:24
Money if used proper can make your daily life much easier. Plus it gives you the chance to help othe ...

Stay in China then, people like you run away from problems instead of offering solutions. I guarantee you China has just as many as the US because no country is perfect.
It doesn’t matter what you do, or who you are, or where you live; there are no boundaries if two pe ...

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dusty1 Post time: 2013-1-24 00:27
I love the simple things that don't cost money, walks along the river with my wife, BBQ with friends ...

well said!
It doesn’t matter what you do, or who you are, or where you live; there are no boundaries if two pe ...

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techboy1 Post time: 2013-1-26 04:38
well said!

I am a simple person, nothing technical

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