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Fox News Poll: Voters say addressing
income inequality is not government´s job

Fox News, by Dana Blanton

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/23/2014 9:38:07 AM

A new Fox New poll shows a possible disconnect between President Barack Obama and voters on what the president says will be the top priority for the rest of his term: reducing income inequality. The poll finds that only a small minority of voters (13 percent) thinks the government should do something about the fact some people make a lot more money than others. A 62-percent majority is okay with disparities in income “because that’s just how the economy works.” Another 21 percent say income inequality “stinks,” but still think the government “shouldn’t get involved.” Twenty-one percent of voters with

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MattMusson, 1/23/2014 9:44:30 AM     (No. 9702323)

Qwick! Import anouther 20 million semi-skilled, semi-literate illegal aliens who can´t speak the language!

That will solve the problem.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chicodon, 1/23/2014 9:48:13 AM     (No. 9702332)

That warms the heart. Only 13% of us are Communists. Maybe there is hope after all.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chicodon, 1/23/2014 9:50:06 AM     (No. 9702336)

#1
Since 55 million have been aborted in the last 41 years, it makes sense. /s

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Northern Redman, 1/23/2014 10:01:26 AM     (No. 9702345)

Income inequality is the result of ambition inequality. Can´t fix the problem until you fix the source.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JimS, 1/23/2014 10:02:05 AM     (No. 9702346)

So, 13% do believe it is the government´s job to force "income equality"?
Hmmm.
I seem to recall that the percentage of black people in the US population is also 13%.
Correlation or causation?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: WAN2, 1/23/2014 10:12:50 AM     (No. 9702367)

Just watch the takers stream to the voting booth.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: PAdiva, 1/23/2014 10:36:56 AM     (No. 9702409)

I just want to work and not be over-taxed or be expected to get Ocare and be a guinea pig for limiting health options.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: craige, 1/23/2014 11:26:42 AM     (No. 9702490)

The very concept of ´income distribution´ is a fallacy, cooked up by power seekers who think they know best. Income is NOT distributed, it is earned.

Statisticians refer to ´distribution´ over a population, in reference to a bell curve on a graph. Like the distribution of IQ or obesity or brown eyes, within a population. Such attributes are not doled out.

Liberals have picked up on the word distribution, and applied it to income equality. It fits in nicely with the concept that all income belongs to the collective, not individuals.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/23/2014 11:42:32 AM     (No. 9702510)

There is no such phenomenon as income inequality. The job pays whatever the job pays. If you don`t like it go someplace that pays more.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 1/23/2014 11:46:37 AM     (No. 9702518)

true

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Smart11344, 1/23/2014 12:28:31 PM     (No. 9702580)

Leveling the playing field has never worked, ever. Continuous government freebies has never helped pull anyone out of poverty.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/23/2014 12:34:03 PM     (No. 9702587)

I have a SOLUTION!

Every Dimocrap Lib/Progressive who wants this must contribute 100% of their funds/income to support this.

WHEN they are bankrupt I guess the plan dies.



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