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Forum: Canada
Sep 30th 2011, 2:08 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

No, absolutely its not, for the simple (and obvious?) reason that even the poor have to buy stuff, most if not all their income ends up spent every month, however the super wealthy simply cannot get...
Forum: Canada
Sep 29th 2011, 9:36 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

Youve missed my point, its not about me selfishly wanting to be in the 1%, not everyone can be in the 1%, kind of by definition;) Its about taking care of the bottom 20% and stopping the top 10%...
Forum: Canada
Sep 29th 2011, 4:28 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

Here we go again.

No, Im suggesting that the wealthy should for starters pay the same % tax overall that the middle and low income earners do. As it is they pay about half as much because their...
Forum: Canada
Sep 29th 2011, 4:08 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

Just 400 of the wealthiest Americans now have more between them than the combined assets of the bottom 50% of the rest of the population, 400 vs 155000000. Its a staggering injustice. Wars and...
Forum: Canada
Sep 29th 2011, 1:44 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

There are no winners when people argue on the internet, only losers. You know that;)
Forum: Canada
Sep 28th 2011, 10:00 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

The gap has never been wider, its about 20 times larger than it was in the 90s, and if nothing is done there is a danger that it will tear society apart sooner or later.

Currently the wealthiest...
Forum: Canada
Sep 28th 2011, 9:48 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

Sorry, are we talking about Canada and the US again, Ive lost track...

Still if the gap between poor and rich keeps growing at the current rate then revolution might not be out of the question.
Forum: Canada
Sep 28th 2011, 9:10 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

LOL, can you imagine the precedent that would set! Not going to happen.

Its just a typical BE thread. only with fewer swearwords than usual.
Forum: Canada
Sep 28th 2011, 4:17 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

But canadians hate the USA and love to point out the differences between "us and them", so would never agree to it...


Quite what the US would do then is anyones guess, but its not going to be...
Forum: Canada
Sep 28th 2011, 2:53 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

Yup, you can lead a horse to water, but you cant make it drink.
Forum: Canada
Sep 28th 2011, 2:45 pm
Forum: Canada
Sep 28th 2011, 1:42 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

Thats an interesting statement. Im not sure I agree. Maybe not "totally" reliant, but certainly "very heavily".


Im with the others Im afraid, I think you are being naive about the realities of...
Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2011, 9:50 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,452
Posted By iaink

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

Someone in the past said something along the lines of

"HAPPILY EMPLOYED IMMIGRANT = HAPPY IMMIGRANT

UNHAPPILY (UN)EMPLOYED IMMIGRANT = UNHAPPY IMMIGRANT"

Thats the bottom line. Even if you...
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