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I have been thinking a few times that we should have laws (taxes) against 'billionaires'. Who needs them. Okay I know some people say, being able to become rich is an incentive for some. I don't mind millionaires - but why not limit it to 50 millions, for example. Keep the money circulating.

How are the people supposed to keep the economy going if the do not have decent salary to lead a decent lifestyle with. Aren't the consumers the motor of the economy?

Yes, the next thought would be the environment - so having less billionaires, and millionaires and people with enough money to buy solid quality durable goods instead of junk, wouldn't that be better for the environment too?

Just my 2 cents on a Sunday. :-)

by Fran (fran at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jul 6th, 2008 at 10:01:33 AM EST

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