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VIDEO: Dem Senator: Health Legislation Will Address The "Mal-Distribution Of Income In America"
RealClearPolitics ^ | March 25, 2010 | RealClearPolitics

Posted on 03/25/2010 3:56:13 PM PDT by i88schwartz

Sen. Max Baucus (D): "Too often, much of late, the last couple three years the mal-distribution of income in America is gone up way too much, the wealthy are getting way, way too wealthy, and the middle income class is left behind. Wages have not kept up with increased income of the highest income in America. This legislation will have the effect of addressing that mal-distribution of income in America."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: distributionofwealth; healthcare; maxbaucus; obamacare
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1 posted on 03/25/2010 3:56:13 PM PDT by i88schwartz
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To: i88schwartz

What a moron!


2 posted on 03/25/2010 3:57:30 PM PDT by A. Morgan (ZER0 is a BIG LIAR!)
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To: i88schwartz

Hey, Baucus, send me a few tens of thousands ~ small bills only. I’ll take good care of them.


3 posted on 03/25/2010 3:57:52 PM PDT by muawiyah ("Git Out The Way")
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To: i88schwartz

True - everyone being unemployed and no one being able to employ will certainly even things out.


4 posted on 03/25/2010 3:57:53 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (R.I.P. Republic In Peril)
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To: i88schwartz

“Mal-distribution”?!?

Sounds doubleplussungood!


5 posted on 03/25/2010 3:58:38 PM PDT by Haiku Guy (Gov. Chris Christie (R) won the NJ-6 held by Rep. Frank Pallone (D) by a 15.5% margin!)
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To: A. Morgan

“What a moron!”

He’s a Senator. You repeat yourself.


6 posted on 03/25/2010 3:59:10 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: A. Morgan
What a moron!

And from Montana. Don't let anyone ever tell you again that Montanans are conservative when they can put a rank communist like Baccus in office.

7 posted on 03/25/2010 3:59:29 PM PDT by fwdude (It is not the liberals who will destroy this country, but the "moderates.")
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To: Mygirlsmom

Yeah, it’ll “address” it by dragging everybody down to the lowest common denominator - pesky middle class gone, like magic!


8 posted on 03/25/2010 3:59:55 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: i88schwartz

What we have here is a demonstrated example of the real purpose of all of this. It isn’t really about healthcare; Democrats could give a shit about anyone’s health (but their own). It is about power - to shift the power to where they want it (to them), they need votes. They buy the votes with money stolen from people who earned it and give it to subhumans who don’t ‘want’ to earn anything, except by a trip to a voting booth (and they want to be paid for ‘that’ trip, too). Democrats and liberals are disgusting human beings.


9 posted on 03/25/2010 3:59:57 PM PDT by Gaffer ("Profling: The only profile I need is a chalk outline around their dead ass!")
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To: i88schwartz

Their goal is to make everyone piss poor; everyone but THEM, the Kings and Queens of Nothing.


10 posted on 03/25/2010 4:00:04 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (Clean the RAT/RINO Sewer in 2010 and 2012)
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To: i88schwartz

Sounds like Congress should vote themselves a big a** pay cut.


11 posted on 03/25/2010 4:00:14 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Make it stop, please.)
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To: i88schwartz

Really Max? I thought it was about health care. Now it’s about redistribution of wealth? Well at least you’re being honest now.


12 posted on 03/25/2010 4:01:06 PM PDT by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: i88schwartz

The reason that there is such a wealth disparity is that we are importing cheap labor that depresses American wages. We are bringing in 125,000 legal foreign workers a month.


13 posted on 03/25/2010 4:02:28 PM PDT by kabar
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To: holdonnow

Mark, have you heard this?


14 posted on 03/25/2010 4:02:45 PM PDT by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: i88schwartz

Max Baucus is a dead meat Democrat. He knows he is finished and therefore will do as he pleases for the time he has left.


15 posted on 03/25/2010 4:04:27 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: fwdude

.. and keep him in office, too! When people discover how much they’ve been lied to .. Look OUT!


16 posted on 03/25/2010 4:05:32 PM PDT by A. Morgan (ZER0 is a BIG LIAR!)
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To: i88schwartz

This clip should be played endlessly by every Conservative candidate from now until November....and, everyone should send Max Baucus a note that he should send cash their way to “levelize the income disparity” between him and them.


17 posted on 03/25/2010 4:06:03 PM PDT by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: i88schwartz

Yes, the democrats are right... income is distributed, rather than earned.

/s


18 posted on 03/25/2010 4:06:10 PM PDT by snowrip (Liberal? YOU ARE A SOCIALIST WITH NO RATIONAL ARGUMENT.)
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To: i88schwartz

Let’s all put our money into a box, and divide it by the number of people there are in the country. Then lets distribute it.

By the end of the week, 10 percent would have 10 times the original amount, and fifty percent would have have as much as they astarted with.

You eat what you kill.


19 posted on 03/25/2010 4:06:56 PM PDT by LachlanMinnesota
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To: i88schwartz
the mal-distribution of income in America is gone up way too much

If the country's wealth was to be perfectly distributed amongst the population, I would argue that our society would be worse off. The people who have accumulated some wealth are, to a large extent, risk takers and entrepreneurs who have the drive and personalities to make things happen. Their efforts create products, services and produce jobs. Most of the rest of us just don't have those traits and would likely not put wealth to productive uses as would they.

20 posted on 03/25/2010 4:06:58 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: fwdude

Doesn’t Ted Turner own, like, half of Montana?


21 posted on 03/25/2010 4:08:29 PM PDT by digger48
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To: i88schwartz

This legislation will have the effect of addressing that mal-distribution of income in America.”

Since you people won’t share we’re taking all income away.


22 posted on 03/25/2010 4:09:29 PM PDT by freedomfiter2
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To: i88schwartz

With healthcare passed, they believe they have no need to keep the commie mask on, and are “coming out” in increasing numbers.

In a way, if not by actual design, the series “The Sopranos”, about organized crime lifestyles, might have as well served as a pilot test of public acceptance of SAME in govt...giving the Chicago Pol Machine great encouragement toward national aspirations. Perhaps it is proving not a good thing that the Sopranos series was so popular and prophetic.


23 posted on 03/25/2010 4:11:16 PM PDT by givemELL (Does Taiwan Meet the Criteria to Qualify as an "Overseas Territory of the United States"? by Richar)
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To: i88schwartz

I assume that mal-distribution will also address brain distribution? Because brains is what causes mal-distribution of wealth.

Every commie sh**bag utopia ends the same way, the tyrants guns come out when it all goes bad for the tyrant. But there is a problem this time.....

Karl Marx class warfare has been repeatedly tried, the free stuff runs out, the gulags open, the killing starts. The promise of free stuff always gets the useful idiots, it’s a wonder they haven’t figured that part out yet.


24 posted on 03/25/2010 4:11:35 PM PDT by Tarpon ( ...Rude crude socialist Obama depends on ignorance to force his will on people)
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To: digger48

He donated it ti the federal government(in trust)


25 posted on 03/25/2010 4:12:12 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINOS)
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To: i88schwartz

WHERE THE HELL DOES THIS PIECE OF CRAP GET OFF TELLING US WHAT CONSTITUTES MAL-DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH?

Screw ALL of them.


26 posted on 03/25/2010 4:12:29 PM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: i88schwartz

Sen. Max Baucus (CBW) says “ ... “

Commie Butt Wipe (CBW)


27 posted on 03/25/2010 4:13:00 PM PDT by J Edgar
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To: LachlanMinnesota
By the end of the week, 10 percent would have 10 times the original amount, and fifty percent would have have as much as they astarted with.

I found out young that the same people always won at Monopoly, whether playing the short game or the long game.

The only times they didn't, was usually when playing by the unwritten Free Parking Lottery Rules

28 posted on 03/25/2010 4:13:54 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Starboard

“the mal-distribution of income in America is gone up way too much”

I want you BMW. Now it’s mine!


29 posted on 03/25/2010 4:14:11 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINOS)
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To: snowrip

Those who EARN it are PUNISHED through redistribution.


30 posted on 03/25/2010 4:17:10 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: givemELL
they believe they have no need to keep the commie mask on

You are right, we are staring Obammunism tyranny straight in the eyes.

What will the Supreme Court do this time? They can stop it dead with a few rulings. They just might do that.

31 posted on 03/25/2010 4:17:13 PM PDT by Tarpon ( ...Rude crude socialist Obama depends on ignorance to force his will on people)
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To: i88schwartz
As I stood in line at the grocery store tonight after a stressful 11 hour day at work I watched the obese people ahead of me use their food stamps and thought "Gee, income in America is mal-distributed".

Too bad the work ethic isn't better distributed as well.

32 posted on 03/25/2010 4:17:21 PM PDT by Senator_Blutarski (No good deed goes unpunished.)
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To: Starboard

Oh, you are one of those EVIL capitalists.

Evil. Just Evil. (only kidding...you stated it perfectly)

These socialist-marxist scum in office think we should all be working for non-profits.

I work for a not-for-profit hospital. But we are self-sustaining and provide a valuable service to the community.

But the concept of a modern, thriving economy based on non-profits? Only socialist, communists could dream that up.


33 posted on 03/25/2010 4:18:03 PM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: i88schwartz

Tax the rich...
feed the poor...
till there are...
no rich, no more..

Albert Lee


34 posted on 03/25/2010 4:18:57 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: i88schwartz

Communist SOB.


35 posted on 03/25/2010 4:19:59 PM PDT by jveritas (God bless our brave troops)
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To: Senator_Blutarski

Too bad the work ethic isn’t better distributed as well

No more phone calls, we have a WINNER!


36 posted on 03/25/2010 4:20:14 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: A. Morgan

Income is not distributed

It is EARNED!


37 posted on 03/25/2010 4:20:34 PM PDT by Chickensoup (We have the government we deserve. Is our government our traitor?)
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To: kabar
The reason that there is such a wealth disparity is that we are importing cheap labor ...

I respectfully disagree. I think it's simple math.

If one man has $1M in tax free muni's at 4%, his wealth will grow by $40k per year - tax free.

If another man has $20k ina mutual fund averaging 7%, his wealth increases by $1.4k per year - before taxes. Assuming he pays a marginal rate of 20%, that's really about $1.1k per year.

It's math. The rich get rich faster than the middle class because they have capital that is capable of growing.

That doesn't even touch the fact that most people on the middle to lower end of the earning spectrum are in debt.
38 posted on 03/25/2010 4:20:35 PM PDT by laxcoach (Government is greedy. Taxpayers who want their own money are not greedy.)
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To: i88schwartz

Let me ask a rhetorical question-will this include his fellow congressmen who get fat at the public trough once they’re ensconced in government?


39 posted on 03/25/2010 4:23:18 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: stephenjohnbanker
He will certainly not give you his BMW :)

The damn communists want to take other people money for distribution but not their own money. In fact they want to be the only ones with money but they want us the 99% of the population living a miserable poor life depending on them for survival.

We must REDEFEAT COMMUNISM.

40 posted on 03/25/2010 4:25:58 PM PDT by jveritas (God bless our brave troops)
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To: fwdude

Baucus has been in Congress a total of 36 years. He did not campaign that way, I assure you. He’s also not up until 2014.

Like nearly every Democrat, Tester has a law degree.

I have proposed, for a long time, single payer for lawyers.

Legal care is an actual Constitutional right. But none of these guys would go for single payer for lawyers because they know exactly what it would do to them, including the ones in elective office.

While single payer for productive professions and honest work is a disaster, single payer for lawyers is a pretty good idea.


41 posted on 03/25/2010 4:27:56 PM PDT by AmishDude (It doesn't matter whom you vote for, it matters who takes office.)
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To: laxcoach
It's math. The rich get rich faster than the middle class because they have capital that is capable of growing.

Question.........How did the rich get rich in order to invest his riches?

42 posted on 03/25/2010 4:31:02 PM PDT by BARLF
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To: i88schwartz

Oh. So it is about communism!?! I knew that.


43 posted on 03/25/2010 4:31:05 PM PDT by TigersEye (Down a lazy river ...)
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To: i88schwartz

Max confirms what the opponents of the “healthcare” bill have been saying all along: the bill never was about improving health care.


44 posted on 03/25/2010 4:32:14 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: i88schwartz

Does this mean Oprah, Beyonce, hip hop artists, ‘stars’ are going to give away their money to the middle class?

I didn’t think so.


45 posted on 03/25/2010 4:33:29 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: jveritas

“He will certainly not give you his BMW :)

The damn communists want to take other people money for distribution but not their own money. “

Have you ever seen an exception to this in the history of the world?

NO


46 posted on 03/25/2010 4:34:29 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINOS)
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To: i88schwartz

We all need to start calling them what they are...

MARXISTS!!!

America as a whole will reject Marxism...we need to drive this label onto the Dems and Rinos...


47 posted on 03/25/2010 4:35:36 PM PDT by surfer (To err is human, to really foul things up takes a Democrat, don't expect the GOP to have the answer!)
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To: i88schwartz

Those who sit on their asses and do nothing but collect freebies and commit crimes are not entitled to the wages of those who follow the law and work everyday.


48 posted on 03/25/2010 4:38:29 PM PDT by dforest
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To: ExTexasRedhead

workin 16 hrs a day
keepin the pay
stay away
no way
loser


49 posted on 03/25/2010 4:45:27 PM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: i88schwartz

For those out there who really thought this anti-Constitutional sludge had ANYTHING to do with healthcare, here’s the truth... As this dimbulb acknowledges, it is ALL ABOUT CONTROL.

It’s time to take back the country.


50 posted on 03/25/2010 4:49:05 PM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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