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Who do you consider "Rich?"

The "Rich" seem to be causing a lot of problems these days. The general consensus is that we should tax, limit, restrict and all around get them under control. But who are they. What do you mean when you say that someone is "rich?" The top 1% of income earners? The top 5% of net worth? Anyone who makes 5 times as much money as you do? Just where exactly would you draw the line?

A modest income in my location enjoys luxuries that would make my grandparents (or a subsistance farmer in the 3rd world) green with envy, but no one would call them rich.

What is your definition?


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    Dec 12 2011: The man who knows himself is rich.

    I hope the opportunistic Krisztian doesn't see this comment as a chance to make a joke!

    I hope he doesn't reply like this: 'This topic is about taxing the rich, or limiting income. so your proposal is to find out who understands himself, and tax them'?


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