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Barbara Ehrenreich: Poor Accept Indignity

Posted by admin on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Barbara Ehrenreich Money Quote saying the poor are subjected to horrifying treatment by society while they live in poverty. Barbara Ehrenreich said:
poverty is to live with constant uncertainty, to accept galling indignities, and to expect harassment Quote

“To live in poverty is to live with constant uncertainty, to accept galling indignities, and to expect harassment by the police, welfare officials and employers, as well as by others who are poor and desperate” — Barbara Ehrenreich

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Charles Koch: Opposes Corporate Welfare

Posted by admin on Saturday, February 27, 2016

Charles Koch Money Quote saying his company is opposed to the corporate welfare, cronyism and tax breaks they receive from the government. Charles Koch said:

Koch Industries opposes all forms of corporate welfare — even those that benefit us
— Charles Koch

Lawrence Lessig: Innovators Earn Success

Posted by admin on Sunday, September 13, 2015

Lawrence Lessig Money Quote saying Entrepreneurs don’t succeed because they paid lobbyists to secure subsidies or tax shelters, but by earning it. Lawrence Lessig said:

Entrepreneurs succeed by working harder. By competing better. By creating more. They succeeded by innovating, not by hiring lobbyists to get them a special tax favor. Not by paying Congressmen to get a special subsidy. Not by begging Congress for corporate welfare, but by making money the old fashioned way: by earning it.
— Lawrence Lessig

Robert Reich: Stop Corporate Welfare

Posted by admin on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Robert Reich Money Quotation saying government funded corporate tax breaks and financial advantages must end. Robert Reich said:

We have to demand an end to corporate welfare… No more specialized tax breaks, no more exemptions, or bailouts or special treatment, no more crony capitalism. We must eliminate all corporte handouts and do it now. — Robert Reich

Norman Mailer on Productivity Judgement

Posted by admin on Friday, January 16, 2015

Norman Mailer Money Quotation saying judgement of productivity ought to be applied to rich as well as poor. Norman Mailer said:

To blame the poor for subsisting on welfare has no justice unless we are also willing to judge every rich member of society by how productive he or she is
— Norman Mailer

Lawrence Lessig on Corporate Welfare

Posted by admin on Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Lawrence Lessig Money Quotation saying congressional fundraising leads to politicians supporting tax breaks and subsidies for corporations. Lawrence Lessig said:

[Congress] and their cronies secure more than one hundred billion dollars in corporate welfare

— Lawrence Lessig

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