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Brzezinski: Make Rich Known Publicly To Pressure Them To Give Back
Real Clear Politics ^ | October 17, 2011 | Real Clear Politics

Posted on 10/17/2011 11:51:36 AM PDT by Third Person

Zbiginew Brzezinski, national security adviser under Jimmy Carter, told the "Morning Joe" program he thinks the names of the rich "should be known publicly" so the masses can "pressure some of those people to give some of it back to society." "You know, how many Americans are really fully aware of how many other good people, that’s like Warren Buffett and others, who really donate a lot of their earnings to charities, to philanthropy?" Mr. Brzezinski said. "But how many more are there in the hedge funds? In the banks? In a variety of other places who on the basis of speculation literally make millions of dollars that it would take a century or two for the average person ever to make? I would like to see those lists. And they shouldn't be that difficult to produce. And I think public pressure might have also some effect, not only in terms of moving towards more systematic international coordination and regulation. But also to pressure some of those people to give some of it back, back to society."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: billionaires; brzezinski; millionaires; therich; zbiginewbrzezinski
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More commie craziness...
1 posted on 10/17/2011 11:51:39 AM PDT by Third Person
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To: Third Person

revoke this idiot’s visa.


2 posted on 10/17/2011 11:53:15 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: Third Person

Senile old commie. Thanks a lot, Carter.


3 posted on 10/17/2011 11:53:22 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Third Person

http://dauckster.posterous.com/a-31-year-old-video-clip-absolutely-worth-you


4 posted on 10/17/2011 11:53:31 AM PDT by donna (This is what happens when America is no longer a Christian nation.)
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To: Third Person

Hey Brzezinski...U FIRST!!
I’d love to see these commie lovers like Michael Moore and this clown cough up their own cash. They like to spew their idiocy, let’s see how they like spreading their own wealth around


5 posted on 10/17/2011 11:53:42 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Third Person

MrB: Make Marxist Known Publicly so that people will know who’s responsible for their loss of freedom.


6 posted on 10/17/2011 11:54:22 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Third Person

Video at link:
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/10/17/brzezinski_make_rich_known_publicly_to_put_pressure_on_them_to_give_back.html


7 posted on 10/17/2011 11:54:38 AM PDT by Third Person
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To: Third Person

lemme see... there’s michael moore, barbara streisand, bill clinton, kanye west, susan sarandon, etc...


8 posted on 10/17/2011 11:54:52 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Third Person

Mika first............


9 posted on 10/17/2011 11:56:13 AM PDT by Red Badger (Furthermore, I think Obama must be impeached....................)
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To: Third Person

Strange. Greed Monster criminals like Soros are NEVER on any of these lists.


10 posted on 10/17/2011 11:56:38 AM PDT by pabianice (")
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To: Third Person

Serious Work Fare for the greedy poor and or the proud ignorant is a better idea.


11 posted on 10/17/2011 11:59:14 AM PDT by Leep
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I am sure they do not regard THEMSELVES as rich....


12 posted on 10/17/2011 12:00:35 PM PDT by SMARTY ("Socialism means slavery." Lord Acton)
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To: Third Person

No wonder he never returned to Poland, they don’t like Commies in Poland.


13 posted on 10/17/2011 12:00:35 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Third Person
Make Rich Poor Known Publicly To Pressure Them To Give Back Earn Their Own Damn Living
14 posted on 10/17/2011 12:01:49 PM PDT by Niteranger68 (If you don't vote for the best candidate, you're no different than a draft-dodger.)
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To: dfwgator

Jamie Gorelick


15 posted on 10/17/2011 12:02:25 PM PDT by IM2MAD
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To: Third Person

Hey Zbig, should we make them wear a yellow star?

Zbig is an anti-Semite and now anti-success.


16 posted on 10/17/2011 12:02:50 PM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: Third Person

Yes, let’s put big gold stars on their clothing front and back and load them into cattle cars once you pillage their wealth while you’re at it you smelly old commie!


17 posted on 10/17/2011 12:03:10 PM PDT by poobear (Facts, the TURD in the punchbowl of Liberal thought!)
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To: IM2MAD

Nancy Pelosi and hubby.


18 posted on 10/17/2011 12:04:08 PM PDT by IM2MAD
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To: Third Person
The fruit doesn't fall far from the tree. From Zbig's wiki page:

Brzezinski's father was Tadeusz Brzeziński, a Polish diplomat who was posted to Germany from 1931 to 1935; Zbigniew Brzezinski thus spent some of his earliest years witnessing the rise of the Nazis. From 1936 to 1938, Tadeusz Brzeziński was posted to the Soviet Union during Joseph Stalin's Great Purge.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zbigniew_Brzezinski

19 posted on 10/17/2011 12:04:32 PM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: Third Person

If they “make the rich known publicly”, they should also specify how much in taxes those “rich people” do actually pay. It would be an eye-opener for many, I am sure, to see how much they pay. Is it fair for one person to pay several hundred thousand dollars a year in federal income tax, regardless of how much he or she earns?

Maybe they should also publish the names of all who get free money (food stamps, rent assistance, medicaid, welfare cash benefits, etc.) and ask for people to “turn in” those who cheat the sytems.


20 posted on 10/17/2011 12:05:07 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: SMARTY

Of course they don’t..commies are all about giving away OTHER people’s money, never their own


21 posted on 10/17/2011 12:05:13 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: NEMDF

Make all of the freeloaders come over to my home and ask for a handout, or at least write me a personal thank you note.


22 posted on 10/17/2011 12:07:47 PM PDT by calico_thompson
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To: Third Person

Absolutely frightening.


23 posted on 10/17/2011 12:09:23 PM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Williams

Takes no skill to be an advisor to Jimmy Carter. Hell, even an idiot like Bresniski can do it. What a jackass.


24 posted on 10/17/2011 12:12:41 PM PDT by baiamonte
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To: Third Person
This class warfare being waged by the commies reeks and is distinctly un-American.

Especially since Liberals ... push ... government spending to help the neediest people at home and abroad. Yet, when it comes to individual contributions to charitable causes, liberals are cheapskates.

25 posted on 10/17/2011 12:15:11 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: NEMDF
Is it fair for one person to pay several hundred thousand dollars a year in federal income tax, regardless of how much he or she earns?

Sure it is.

If someone earns $100M in a year, and pays $1M income tax, that's a rate of 1%. Doesn't sound unfair to me.

26 posted on 10/17/2011 12:16:11 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Third Person

Commie pukes taking their masks off, even long suspected ones. They think they have won the compelete destruction of America.


27 posted on 10/17/2011 12:16:17 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Third Person

Okay.

First off Mr. Brzezinski, just what exactly is YOUR PERSONAL WORTH?


28 posted on 10/17/2011 12:17:23 PM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Remember when Clinton’s tax returns showed that he had ‘donated USED underwear” & had taken a per item price charitable deduction for those donations????

That still ranks as one of the creepiest things the Clinton’s have ever done.


29 posted on 10/17/2011 12:18:43 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Third Person

Any good marketing company already has the names and can provide them for a small fee.


30 posted on 10/17/2011 12:19:18 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Third Person

I’m from Boston and I say begin with John Lackey and Carl Crawford!!


31 posted on 10/17/2011 12:20:00 PM PDT by catch
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To: Third Person

32 posted on 10/17/2011 12:20:23 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: calico_thompson

Just think of all the little [literal] bastards that you’re supporting and not even getting a fathers’ day card.


33 posted on 10/17/2011 12:20:28 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Howie66
First off Mr. Brzezinski, just what exactly is YOUR PERSONAL WORTH?

Are you living off my tax dollars?

If so give that back.

You owe us for what you did in Office.

Cut that last little deal with Iran so the hostages could get recourse in Title 3 courts. When US had forzen the money already.

34 posted on 10/17/2011 12:20:37 PM PDT by scooby321
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To: Third Person
How do you spell "crackpot?"

I thought the man was a refugee from Communism. This makes him sound like a plant.

The reality is that Communism )(Egalitarian Collectivism Sabotages Human Potential.

The more Government seeks to level the wealth of the people, the more people drop out of productive efforts to better themselves, and both they and society, in general, lose in the process.

If you understand why the free market works, you should understand how truly this man is a crackpot."

William Flax

35 posted on 10/17/2011 12:20:54 PM PDT by Ohioan
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To: Third Person

Would this giveback start for the rich billionaires who have $200k to their names? Why not just confiscate everyone, and leave it to the local commissars to re-distributed it justly?

Oh wait, I’ve seen that movie before, and it wasn’t a happy one.


36 posted on 10/17/2011 12:23:23 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Third Person

LET’S START OUR LIST: (NO PARTICULAR ORDER)

BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA
NANCY PELOSI
ANY KENNEDY
WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON
GEORGE SOROS
OPRAH WINFREY
CHUCK SHUMMER
MICHAEL MOORE
JESSE JACKSON
MATT DAMON
MICHAEL JORDAN
LEBRON JAMES
KOBE BRYANT
PEYTON MANNING
MICHAEL VICK


37 posted on 10/17/2011 12:24:49 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: NativeNewYorker

WOW!!!!!! Unbelievable info!!! Thanks.


38 posted on 10/17/2011 12:27:32 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Third Person

I work at Nike. Phil Knight and co and done a ton for Oregon - and probably not just Oregon. Not to mention the boost to the economy - he has funded the Phil Knight Cancer Institute and I know people who have directly benefited from him bringing the best talent he can find in the world to Oregon.

If Knight had no incentive for success none of this would have happened and if he had some how succeeded in spite of the government and our politicians siezed his money we could expect a couple more years funding of the post office or some other malfunctioning government program.

The protesters want to get paid for doing nothing - regardless of whether or not they’re able. What in history makes them think this will work? Nothing that I know of. This is pure selfishness on their part - just like the old hippies who wanted everyone to share - since they had nothing what they meant was “give me your stuff”.

Lazy bastards.


39 posted on 10/17/2011 12:30:42 PM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: Sherman Logan

Had a W2 across my desk recently for someone who earned $323,000. Federal taxes withheld: $89,000.


40 posted on 10/17/2011 12:34:46 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Third Person

Good ole CFR, Trilateral, NWO, global elite Brzezinski who wrote: “Marxism represents a further vital and creative stage in the maturing of man’s universal vision. Marxism is simultaneously a victory of the external, active man over the inner, passive man and a victory of reason over belief ...”


41 posted on 10/17/2011 12:37:44 PM PDT by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: Third Person

Before we bother the folks who provide the jobs in America, let’s have some footage of those crashed and burned rescue helicopters in Iran,


42 posted on 10/17/2011 12:38:13 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a U.S. Marine.)
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To: Third Person

If you confiscated ALL of the wealth from the 2010 Forbes 400 listing the total haul would be around 1.4 TRILLION.

That only puts a dent in the total deficit.

This gives you an idea just how far in the hole we are.


43 posted on 10/17/2011 12:40:08 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, border)
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... I thought the man was a refugee from Communism. This makes him sound like a plant. ...

Brzezinski

BETWEEN TWO AGES - America's Role in the Technetronic Era
44 posted on 10/17/2011 12:44:24 PM PDT by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: ealgeone

You forgot the following:

Al Gore
Warren Buffett
Jeffrey Immelt
John Corzine
Robert Rubin
Heads of the major unions


45 posted on 10/17/2011 12:45:06 PM PDT by DFG (Proud Barbarian)
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To: Third Person

The Ultimate Scorecard Of Wealth

The rich get richer--again. Soros cracked the top 10. Zuckerberg's in the top 20. Click here for the entire list in our 30th annual ranking of the Forbes 400. Continue Forbes staff 9.21.11


46 posted on 10/17/2011 12:53:55 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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“Make Rich Poor Known Publicly To Pressure Them To Give Back Earn Their Own Damn Living”

That’s fine, when jobs are available. And don’t say they are; the leftards have ravaged the economy to the point that some people just can’t get jobs any more.


47 posted on 10/17/2011 12:54:19 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: Third Person
"You know, how many Americans are really fully aware of how many other good people, that’s like Warren Buffett and others, who really donate a lot of their earnings to charities, to philanthropy?"

OK, Ziggy, I promise that should I ever get rich, I'll donate a lot more to Free Republic!

48 posted on 10/17/2011 12:54:33 PM PDT by DejaJude
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To: Third Person

In China during their Communist Revolution, upon taking over, their local apparatchiks needed to identify the “landlords” and “capitalists” to be killed or jailed. But what exactly made someone “rich?”

It was decided that anyone who owned a pig was “rich” - and those people were killed.


49 posted on 10/17/2011 12:56:04 PM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: Third Person
Meanwhile they make food stamps into debit cards to keep from embarrassing them.
50 posted on 10/17/2011 1:00:06 PM PDT by youngidiot (Hear Hear!)
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