Skip to comments.How Self-Made Forbes 400 Billionaires Earned Their Money
Posted on 05/07/2014 6:46:15 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
Every year FORBES crunches the numbers to find out which Americans rank the richestand each year it gets harder to join the exclusive Forbes 400 list. But you dont have to inherit a fortune to become a Forbes 400 billionaire. In fact, the majority of our Forbes 400 members273 of themscrapped their way onto our list through their own efforts.
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GREAT DEBATE: How the rich became wealthy
Ralph Nader on CNBC
He’s pitching a book.
They didn’t build that!!
If they earned their money honestly, good for them and I hope they enjoy every penny of it.
My biggest concern is that so many of them seem compelled to tell us poor schmucks how to run our lives. Probably since in their minds their wealth equates to intelligence and knowledge.
And they use the fedgov to do it.
Just like Robert Owen who was a self-made British man, after making it to the big time as an industrialist, he proceeded to set up the first commune in America in New Harmony, Indiana in 1826.
For some reason he thought that the solution to man’s social ills was collectivism.
zuckerberg and zoros and other socialist billionaires are hell bent on passing Amnesty and they have been funding campaigns on conservative talk radio too.
but they still haven't been able to do it after decades of trying . the “evil” Republicans so demonized here have so far held all through the 1990’s and even till this day and no Amnesty yet. so yes billionaires are a problem but it's the government that is the problem as the IRS oppressing conservatives , and Obama’s ordering the BLM to army to attack mr Bundy shows.