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To: Lane3 who wrote (9083)12/16/2010 5:34:16 PM
From: J_F_Shepard of 10071
 
"Of the various problems that might derive from concentrated wealth, a threat to democracy would not seem to me to be one of them. Democracy is about one vote per person. The non-wealthy overwhelmingly outnumber the wealthy. It would seem to me that the threat would be to the wealthy, who can have their wealth voted away."

Concentrated wealth is a threat to any form of government...
Consider the Russian Tsars.....squandering obscene amounts of wealth.... They weren't voted out, they were taken out...
Consider that when you read of hedge fund managers getting billion dollar bonuses....
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