NationStates Jolt Archive

This is funny as all hell.

Armed Bookworms
09-01-2005, 10:01
It's a quote from a book I'm reading, but it's pretty much true.

"It is important to note that members of ruling bodies usually fall in the upper point one percentile of individual wealth and wield power all out of proportion even to that extreme. When they talk of 'taxing the rich,' they are never referring to themselves. The laughingly called two-party system of the United States in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries consisted of two groups of predominantly inherited millionaires, one claiming to help the poor, one the middle class. In both cases, the taxes were disproportionately leveled on the lower and middle classes, not on the rich or themselves. Ironically, the party claiming most to care about the poor, whom we now refer to as neo-feudalists, had a thirty-percent higher ratio of millionaires than did its opponents.
Lunatic Goofballs
09-01-2005, 10:04
You need to read more Harry Potter. :(
Armed Bookworms
09-01-2005, 10:06
You need to read more Harry Potter. :(
Heh, I've already read all of them at least twice. :p
Nova Terra Australis
09-01-2005, 10:07
You need to read more Harry Potter. :(

I don't know, I thought it was funny. :D