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Social Equality? So share the expenses of the wealthy, too.

Assuming socialism is right, the rich should give the poor their money. Why does it not also follow that the poor must also then share in the risks/debts/expenses/hard work/smart work/saving money which the wealthy use to create economic wealth?

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    Apr 14 2013: I have to believe that the answer lies in a balance. Everyone should have the opportunity of achieving what they consider success. Success is not guaranteed. We should insure the opportunity, like education.

    Public education today is providing too many students little help in gaining success. Head start has become a public daycare center. Public School Systems constantly ask for more funding to provide everything for every child except a better education it would seem.

    Illegal activities that hamper opportunity often go unpunished as demonstrated by swindling of major financial institutions in the past years.

    Government programs to help the poor "out" really help the poor "continue " giving opportunity mostly to government administrators of poverty programs. Since the War on Poverty began, the casualties numbers have grown significantly with no end in sight. Yet in every election, our nominees promise a swift and final victory. Then the elected tell us that they need more time and more taxes to solve the problem. In the mean time, they hire more government employees to serve the growing number of poor.
    Yet, we are hopefully inspired by great rhetoric from politicians that they have the solutions, only to be disappointed again and again.

    This list of failures to provide opportunities goes on for too long, but I hope my point is clear.
    • Apr 15 2013: Are you for equal outcome or equal opportunity?

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