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Old 08-28-2019, 10:31 PM
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Originally Posted by bump View Post
All that stuff benefits me- I need streets, broadband and law enforcement just as much as a rich guy. And just as much as a poor person as well- are you trying to say that we (the not-super-rich) don't need roads as much as say... Mark Cuban? Or that broadband is more integral to T. Boone Pickens' life than mine?
I wanted to return to this. What I am saying is that people like Mark Cuban and T. Boone Pickens have more to lose if the infrastructure like roads or broadband fell apart. If America couldn’t ensure the integrity of its markets, these people stand to lose BILLIONS of dollars. So, yes, they should be more obligated to ensure that the system is funded than somebody with significantly less wealth.