“Dear Bernie, I’m Sorry. I Am The Problem With America…”

I agree with Bernie Sanders. The economy is rigged. In fact, it’s what my father, who is very conservative, taught me about life. Some find it surprising because the general position of liberals seems to be that conservatives don’t realize, or won’t acknowledge, this rigged economy. But my Dad’s advice to me time and time again was that the world was rigged and the only way I could make it was to work harder than the people who were in charge of the rigging.

A few years ago I was walking through Harvard Square when a woman holding flyers for Elizabeth Warren stepped in front of me. She asked me if I thought the government should pay off student’s debts. I don’t think the government should, but, then again I never had student loans. No, it wasn’t because I was from a wealthy family. I never had student loans because I worked every semester I was in college, and during some summers, I worked two jobs. I did this because I thought the world was rigged against me.

I missed out on a lot, because I worked so much. I didn’t have the life like many of the college students I’ve hired in the last few years. They study what they love?—?philosophy, political science, art, regardless of whether or not they have good job prospects. They travel. Mostly they seem to go to Vietnam and Cambodia. They eat out a lot more than I did at their age. They know all the trendy restaurants and hot bars.

When I got out of college, I lived well below my means, saving $25,000 so I could start my first business. That business failed miserably. I ended up losing over $50,000 total. It took three years to pay off the credit card debt I wracked up.

Over the next decade, I started 3 more businesses. Two of which failed. For one of them, a video yellow pages product I built with a friend in 2007, I used to take my vacation days from my “real” job and go door to door, selling video listings to small businesses. I lost a lot of my own money, as my disposable income never went to travel or luxury goods of any kind. It went to business ideas.

I kept at it because I believe, much like Bernie, that the world was rigged against me. I spent every evening after my day job working on side projects, learning new skills, reading. I didn’t own a tv for a long time and, even to this day, I’ve never seen any of the classic shows people like to discuss: The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Game Of Thrones. I was working while they were on.

When I finally had a company that was successful, the experience of running it was more stressful than you could ever imagine. I had to deal with some really rough things. There was the time when, on the day we were supposed to close our Series C funding round, the lead investor called and said they weren’t going to wire the money. We had 6 weeks of cash left, and now I had to figure out what to do. There was the time when 2 of my executives quit within 10 days of each other, making my board and employees all wonder what was going on, and if there was something detrimental going on at the company that I wasn’t telling them.

There was a board meeting where, I took so many rapid fire shots from board members that one of my executives told me afterwards that he would never want to be a CEO and go through something like that. There were things that I can’t write about publicly, but that, if you have ever run a company, you know what I’m talking about. It really sucks to be in charge sometimes.

Despite the strain that entrepreneurship put on my finances, my health, and my personal relationships, I kept at it because I wanted to be successful. And eventually, yes, I became a millionaire. It only took 15 years.

Along the way, I learned a lot. I created over 100 jobs. And in the end I helped build something useful for thousands of companies around the world. But when I hear Bernie speak, I feel like I’m the problem with America. I’m one of those millionaires he mentions who should pay more taxes. I’m the bad guy. I’m the white male who is only successful because everything was handed to me. I don’t deserve the money I made. All the things I sacrificed don’t matter. The additional stress I was under doesn’t matter. The risks I took don’t matter.

According to Bernie, the world needs fewer people like me, and more people like the smart Yale student who majors in something useless, travels the world, and then graduates with $100,000 in debt that people like me should pay off via higher taxes.

Yes, the economy is rigged. Any economic structure will favor some at the expense of others. But the wonderful thing about America is that if you are willing to make the right sacrifices, you can achieve whatever you want. Unfortunately, we’ve come to believe that achievement should be easy. Changing that attitude is the first step towards making yourself more successful.

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  • daniel1154

    If it was done privately it would be more effective, efficient, cheaper and better. Much more so.

  • JohnDille

    THAT IS WHAT ALL YOUR TEACHERS WERE WORTH, MOST CLEARLY… AND ALL THE MILITARY PEOPLE WHO PROTECT YOUR SORRY SELF CENTERED REAR END, AND ALL THE PEOPLE WHO KEEP THE LIGHTS ON AND THE WATER RUNNING AND THE SEWER SYSTEM OPERTING AND THE GARBAGE PICKED UP AT YOUR HOUSE, AND WHO KEEPS THE ROADS AND STREETS OPERTAIONAL, AND WHO DELIVER YOUR MAIL TO YOU! GLAD YOU THINK SO HIGHLY OF ALL THOSE FOLKS! MAYBE YOU SHOULD GET OFF YOUR LAZY REAR END AND DO THAT KIND OF WORK FOR YOURSELF! I WOULD LOVE TO STAND ALONGSIDE ALL THE GOVERNMENT WORKERS WHO MAKE YOUR LIFE BEARABLE…. AND LAUGH OUR REAR ENDS OFF AT YOU AS YOU STRUGGLE TO MAKE DO WITHOUT THEM!!! IDIOT RIGHT WING AHOLE!!!

  • daniel1154

    Yes, same as government employment. No value.

  • JohnDille

    NO… HITLER’S PUPPETS ROUNDED THEM UP AND PUT THEM TO WORK AS FORCED LABOR… AT THE POINT OF TENS OF THOUSNDS OF GUNS! JUST LIKE THE KOCK BROTHERS WOULD DO IF THEY COULD GET AWAY WITH IT! IN FACT… THE FATHER OF THE TWO MOST NORIOUS KOCK BROTHERS… GOT HIS START WORKING FOR STALIN…. AND THEN FOR HITLER!!! HE DID VERY WELL WORKING FOR BOTH OF THOSE CRIMINALS!!! AS DID MANY OTHER CONSERVATIVES BACK THEN… WHICH IS REALLY WERE TODAYS RIGHT WING ELITE MOSTLY GOT THEIR STARTS!

  • daniel1154

    Hitler created them the same way all other left wing big government types do, they worked for the Government. That’s your idea of economic prosperity.

  • JohnDille

    ADOLPH HITLER CREATED LOTS OF JOBS, TOO… AND MANY OF THOSE EMPLOYED FOLKS WERE JEWS WHO WERE WORKED TILL THEY DROPPED DEAD… OR WHO WERE GASSED AND INCINERATED WHEN THEY COULD NO LONGER WORK! SHOW ME HOW THE KOCK BROTHERS ARE REALLY ANY BETTER THAN ADOLPH HITER WAS!!!

  • daniel1154

    The Koch brothers employ people and make their lives better, unlike Government which destroys lives.

  • JohnDille

    “I like to give on a scale where I can see impact…” – David Koch

    Earlier this year, a number of Republicans flew to California to make fundraising pitches to more than four hundred wealthy conservative donors attending a private conference hosted by the Koch brothers.

    It’s worth taking a moment to ask the question, who are the Koch brothers, and what do they want?

    The Koch brothers are the second-wealthiest family in America worth $82 billion. For the Koch brothers, $82 billion in wealth apparently is not good enough. Owning the second-largest private company in America is apparently not good enough. It doesn’t appear that they will be satisfied until they are able to control the entire political process.

    This issue isn’t personal for me. I don’t know the Koch brothers, but I do know this. They have advocated for destroying the federal programs that are critical to the financial and personal health of middle class Americans. Now, most Americans know that the Koch brothers are the primary source of funding for the Tea Party, and that’s fine. They know that they favor the outright repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and that’s their opinion. It’s wrong, but that’s fine as well.

    But it is not widely known that David Koch once ran for Vice President of the United States of America on the Libertarian Party ticket because he believed Ronald Reagan was much too liberal. And he ran on a platform that included the following:

    “We favor the repeal of the fraudulent, virtually bankrupt and increasingly oppressive Social Security system.”

    “We favor the abolition of Medicare and Medicaid programs.”

    “We support repeal of all laws which impede the ability of any person to find employment, such as minimum wage laws…”

    “We support the eventual repeal of all taxation.”

    In 1980, David Koch’s presidential ticket received one percent of the vote from the American people. And rightly so. His views were so extreme they were rejected completely out of hand by the American people.

    But fast forward almost thirty-six years, and one of the most significant realities of modern politics is just how successful David Koch and the like-minded billionaires attending his retreat have been at moving the Republican Party to the extreme right. The ideas above that were dismissed as downright crazy in 1980 are now part of today’s mainstream Republican thinking.

    The Koch brothers, and billionaires like them, have bought up the private sector and now they’re buying up the government. It’s up to us to put a stop to them, but it will require all of us standing together with one voice on this issue.

    Add you name if you agree: We must dismantle the corrupt system of campaign finance held in place by the Koch brothers and their billionaire friends.

    Here’s the truth: The economic and political systems of this country are stacked against ordinary Americans. The rich get richer and use their wealth to buy elections, and I believe that we cannot change this corrupt system by taking its money. If we’re serious about creating jobs, health care for all, climate change, and the needs of our children and the elderly, we must be serious about campaign finance reform.

    So far in this election, less than four hundred families have contributed the majority of all the money raised by all the candidates and super PACs combined. According to media reports, one family will spend more money in this election than either the Democratic or Republican Parties.

    This is not democracy. This is oligarchy.

    DANIEL SAYS HE WENT TO COLLEGE… BUT HE SUPPORTS THE KOCK BROTHERS, OR THE POLICIES THEY FAVOR…. AND YET HE INSISTS THAT HE IS AN EDUCATED PERSON! IS HE POORLY EDUCATED… OR SIMPLY DELUDED… OR TOTALLY STUPID??? GOOD QUESTION!

  • daniel1154

    According to you, you went to college. You are a perfect example of why college should not be open to just anyone.

  • JohnDille

    WHT… YOU MEAN MOST OF HUMAN HOSTORY WHEN ONLY THE SONS OF THE RICH AND POWERFUL GOT ANY EDUATION AT ALL??? AND WHEN THE VAST MAJORITY OF PEOPLE WERE TOTALLY ILLITERATE, AND KNEW NOTHING ABOUT EVEN BASIC ARITHMETIC AND EVEN LESS ABOUT ACTUAL SCIENCE??? DANG SOCIALISTS DECIDED TO EDUATE EVERYONE… AND THE RESULT HAS BEEN… MODERN CIVILIZATION!!! NO WONDER YOU RIGHT WINGERS HATE SOCIALISM… BEFORE SOCIALISM. EVERYONE WAS SLAVES EXCEPT YOU AND YOUR MILLIONAIRE BUDDIES AND OTHER SLAVE OWNERS!!!

  • daniel1154

    You are a very confused man. Look at the history of education before Government schools. Look at home schooling.

  • JohnDille

    ITS YOU DEAD BEAT REPUBLICANS WHO ARE ALWAYS WHINING ABOUT THERE NOT BEING ANY JOBS! I HAVE NOT CARED ABOUT THERE BEING NO JOBS FOR THE LAST 25 YEARS… EITHER BECAUSE I WAS ALREADY EMPLOYED… OR BECAUSE I DID NOT CARE ANY MORE, BECAUSE I HAD NO INTEREST IN GETTING YET ANOTHER LOW WAGE JOB! YOU REPUBLICANS CAN TAKE YOUR LOW WAGE JOBS…. AND EITHER GET OFF YOUR LAZY RUMPS AND DO THE WORK YOURSELVES… OR STICK THEM YOU KNOW WHERE!!! OR HIRE MORE ILLEGALS, LIKE YOU HAVE BEEN DOING FOR ABOUT THE LAST 40 YEARS OR SO!!! BESIDES, MOST LIBS STARTED WORKING LONG BEFORE YOU REPUBLICANS DESTROYED THE US ECONOMIC SYSTEM, SO THEY EITHER STILL HAVE THEIR REASONABLY GOOD PAYING JOBS… OR THE SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSES THEY STARTED 40 YEARS AGO AND MORE… BEFORE YOU REPUBLICANS MADE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR ANYONE BUT THE RICH TO START A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS!!!

  • JohnDille

    ALL FORMS OF EDUCATION ARE INHERENTLY SOCIALIZED!!! YIOU HAVE TEACHERS AND YOU HAVE STUDENTS AND YOU HAVE THE PARENTS OF STUDENTS, AND YOU HAVE THE LARGER COMMUNITY. AND THE BEST INTERESTS OF ALL THOSE PARTIES ARE SERVED BY HAVING THE TEACHERS EDUCATING THE STUDENTS AS BEST THEY CAN! YOU SHOULD HAVE LEARNED THAT IN YOUR CATHOLIC SCHOOL…. WHICH ARE EVEN MORE TOTALLY SOCIALIST THAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE!!

  • Joe Cabot

    If all the libs are working, why are you always whining that there are no jobs?

  • daniel1154

    You don’t get a good education by socializing it.

  • daniel1154

    Yes, you are good for laughs. Give credit where credit is due.

  • JohnDille

    WELL… AT LEAST I ENTERTAIN PEOPLE!!! YOU RIGHT WINGERS JUST DEPRESS AND SCARE THE HADES OUT OF NORMAL PEOPLE!!! RIGHT WING VIEWS ARE SOMETHING OUT OF DANTE’S INFERNO…. OR HIERONYMOUS BOSCH’S PAINTINGS… OR OUT OF THE MINDS OF PEOPLE IN LUNATIC ASYLUMS!

  • JohnDille

    WHAT LIB FORUMS WOULD THAT BE??? I HAVE FOUND VERY FEW SUCH FORUMS… CLEARLY, MOST LIBERALS ARE TOO BUSY WORKING TO HAVE THE TIME TO POST ON FORUMS LIKE THIS ONE… WHILE RIGHT WING FORUMS ARE A DIME A DOZEN… AND OFFER OPINIONS AND VIEWS THAT ARE WORTH EVEN LESS THAN THAT! BESIDES, SOMEONE HAS TO POST ON ALL THESE RIGHT WING FORUMS… JUST TO REMIND YOU IDIOTS JUST HOW TOTALLY CLUELESS AND WRONG AND STUPID YOU RIGHT WINGERS REALLY ARE. AND SINCE I AM RETIRED, AND NEED TO TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM THE EXTREMELY TEDIOUS VOLUNTEER WORK I DO, IT MAY AS WELL BE ME! MOST OTHER LIBERALS ARE TOO BUSY WORKING, IN ORDER TO SUPPORT ALL YOU DEAD BEAT RIGHT WINGERS. APPARENTLY, YOU RIGHT WINGERS HAVE NOTHING BETTER TO DO THAN POST YOUR RIGHT WING BALONEY AND NONSENSE ON LINE… WHILE YOU ALL WAIT FOR YOUR WELFARE CHECKS AND FOOD STAMPS… AND VARIOUS OTHER GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES PROVIDED TO ALL THE RICH REPUBLICANS WHO MAKE MOST OF THEIR INCOME BY RIPPING OFF THE GENERAL PUBLIC… AND MOOCHING OFF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT!!!

  • Joe Cabot

    Yes, we know that the big, bad editors are out to get you. How about this: go to some lib forums and post your version of the facts – you should find an echo chamber where everyone will agree with you and maybe your misery will slowly drain away. Because, face it,showing up here yelling, screaming, and tossing tantrum is not exactly the optimum method of getting someone to consider your opinion thoughtfully.

  • JohnDille

    SHOW ME PROOF OF ANYTHING… ANYTHING AT ALL!!! ON THIS BOARD, ONE CANNOT PROVIDE LINKS TO ANYTHING WITHOUT HAVING HIS OR HER COMMENT BLOCKED… OR CENSORED… AS THE CASE MAY BE! AND SINCE SIMPLY STATING A FACT, OR MAKING A LOGICAL ARGUMENT… DOES OT WORK WHEN DEBATING ANY CONSERVATIVE, HOW DOES ONE MAKE AN INFORMED COMMENT USING FACTS AND LOGIC ON THIS… OR NEARLY ALL OTHER RIGHT WING BOARDS?? RIGHT WINGERS HATE FACTS AND LEGITIMATE LOGIC, BEDCAUSE IT MAKES CONSERVATIVES AND REPUBLICANS AND OTHER SUCH RIGHT WINGERS LOOK LIKE THE CLUELESS IDIOS THAT THEY REALLY ARE!!!

  • JohnDille

    SO THAT IS WHY REPUBLICANS AND CONSERVATIVES ARE SO STUPID… ALL THEIR LIBERAL PROFESSORS ARE ACTUALLY IDIOTS???

  • JohnDille

    I USED HARD FACTS TO MAKE MY CASE… NOW YOU USE HARD FACTS TO REFUTE MY CONTENTIONS! THAT IS HOW TRUE INFORMED DEBATE PROCESS IS SUPPOSED TO WORK! BUT… OF COURSE… YOU WILL FILIBUSTER AND CHANGE THE SUBJECT… OR JUST MAKE UP YOUR OWN FACTS TO SUPPORT YOUR KOCH EYED VISION OF THE WORLD!!!

  • daniel1154

    Not really. To be liberal you have to be uninformed and uneducated.

  • daniel1154

    Because people like to make fun of you. They find you amusing.

  • daniel1154

    I was educated in Catholic schools. Far more effective, efficient and worthwhile than Government schools. You are clearly the product of worthless government schools.

  • Joe Cabot

    Yes, we know that you believe that anything that you conjure up in your paranoid brain is a fact. Problem is that you never provide any proof. In fact, months later we are still waiting for evidence to support your claim of being a published economist. Not expecting to see a shred of evidence but waiting nonetheless. Until then the rest of your “facts” are simply the garbled rantings of the resident screamer.

  • Joe Cabot

    My god, you have a mythical tall tale to tell that fits every narrative you ever need.

  • JohnDille

    LIKE I HAVE SAID MANY TIMES BEFORE… I WAS BORN AND RAISED IN SEVERAL LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLDS IN LOW INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS AND COMMUNITIES…. AND THE NUMBER OF WEALTHY OR INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN SUCH AEAS ARE EXTREMELY RARE. THE ONLY RICH KIDS I KNEW WHEN I WAS YOUNG WERE THE SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF RICH FARMERS… AND AS ANYONE WHO KNOWS ANYTHING AT ALL ABOUT FARMING… MOST RICH FARMERS ARE ASSET RICH… BUT GENERALLY CASH POOR. AND THEY USUALLY DO NOT HAVE MUCH INFLUENCE BEYOND THEIR OWN FARMS, EXCEPT IN WHATEVER CHURCH THEY MAY BE INVOLVED WITH. I HAVE NEVER KNOWN ONE… NOT EVEN ONE… LOWER INCOME PERSON WHO EVER DID BETTER THAN BECOMING MIDDLE CLASS… SOME PROFESSIONALS LIKE TEACHERS AND THAT SORT OF THING. I CAN HONESTLY SAY THAT.. IN MY ENTIRE LIFE… I HAVE KNOWN EXACTLY TWO WORKING CALSS PEOPLE WHO MANAGED TO START THEIR OWN BUSINESSES… AND THEY WERE A MAN AND WIFE TEAM WHO STARTED SEVERAL BUSINESSES… AND DI OK… BUT AFTER 40 YEARS OF PERATING THEIR VARIOUS BUSINESSES, ARE REALLY NOT ALL THAT MUCH BETTER OFF THAN I AM. THEY LIKE WHAT THEY DO… BUT FINANCIALY, THEY WOULD HAVE BETTER OFF JUST REMAINING SEMI SKILLED LABORERS LIKE THEY WERE WHEN I FIRST MET THEM! ANDKEEP IN MIND, OER THE YEARS… I HAVE KNOWN HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE, BUT THOSE TWO FOLKS ARE THE ONLY… THE ONLY… THE ONLY WORKING CLAS PEOPLE I HAVE EVER KNOWN WHO WENT BEYOND BEING MERELY WORKING CLASS… AND IN THEIR CASE, THEY WENT BARELY BEYOND BEING WORKING CLASS… DESPITE PUTTING IN MANY MANY YEARS IN TRYING TO START AND OPERATE ALL THE VARIOUS BUSINESS VENTURES THEY INVOLVED THEMSELVES WITH! I MYSELF WOULD HAVE SEEN CLEARLY THAT THEY WOULD NOT REALLY SUCCEED… AND I MYSELF WOULD HAVE SAVED MYSELF ALL THAT POINTLESS EFFORT AND EXPENSE AND HEAD AND HART ACHES! ONLY RICH PEOPLE SHOULD EVEN THINK ABOUT STARTING AN ACTUAL BUSINESS… BECAUSE ANYONE ELSE HAS A VERY LOW PROBABILITY OF SUCCESS!!! AND ONLY AN ARROGANT, SELF CENTERED AND EGOTISTICAL PERSON WOULD DISAGREE!!!

  • JohnDille

    I NEVER JUST MAKE STUFF UP! I AM NOT SOME RIGHT WING REPUBLICAN! IF YOU WANT TO KNOW THE FACTS, YOU CAN FIND ALL YOU NEED BY STUDYING IRS DATA ON BUSINESSES… CORPORATIONS… PARTNERSHIPS… PROPRIETORSHIPS… COMPANIES WHERE THE ONLY EMPLOYEE IS THE BUSINESS PERSON HIM OR HERSELF. OTHER SOURCES MAKE USE OF IRS OR SIMILAR DATA, AND CAN SHOW THE SAME RESULTS! ALL SHOW CLEARLY THAT MOST BUSINESSES ARE TINY AND OR THAT THE NET INCOME FROM BUSINESSES ARE NEGATIVE, IN A NEAR MAJORITY OF CASES… OR NOT VERY GREAT…. AND THAT THE VAST MAJORITY OF THE GROSS REVENUES AND NET INCOME TAKEN IN BY BUSINESES… ACCRUE TO THE TOP SEVERAL PERCENT OF ALL BUSINESSES…. AND THAT THE VAST MAJORITY OF ALL EMPLOYEES WORK FOR LARGE COMPANIES… THOSE HIRING 50 OR MORE EMPLOYEES. SMALL BUSINESSES ARE BY FAR THE LARGEST GROUP OF BUSINESS… BUT IN THE AGGREGATE… THEY ARE ALMOST TRIVAL…. EFFECTIVELY, THEY ARE THE HOBBIES AND THE PART TIME JOBS OF THE VAST MAJORITY OF BUSINESS OPERATORS!!! AND ALL THAT DATA PRETTY MUCH CONFIRMS WHAT I HAVE SEEN, WITH MY OWN EYES, FOR MY ENTIRE LIFE! I DECIDED… ALMOST 50 YEARS AGO… THAT IT WOULD BE A TOTAL WASTE OF TIME AND EFFORT TO START A BUSINESS… BCAUSE MOST BUSINESSES FAIL IN JUST A FEW MONTHS OR YEARS…. AD THOSE THAT DO NOT, TEND TO BECOME TRAPS FOR THOSE INVOLVED IN THEM….. THE BUSINESS PEOPLE TIE UP ALL THEIR ASSETS AND NET WORTH IN THEIR BUSINESSES… AND ARE DOOMED IF THEY CANNOT FIND SOMEONE TO BUY THEM OUT! I PERSONALLY SAW THE TRAGIC RESULTS OF THAT IN A NUMBER OF CASES, AND REALIZED THAT… UNLESS YOU ARE WEALTHY, OR HAVE A REALLY GOOD IDEA AND PLENTY OF SUPPORT, MOST BUSINESSES ARE DOOMED FROM DAY ONE! SO… UNLESS YOU ARE RICH OR COME FROM A RICH FAMILY AND OR HAVE LOTS OF RICH FRIENDS…. ONLY AN EGOTISTICAL IDIOT WOULD EVEN THINK ABOUT STARTING HIS OR HER OWN BUSINESS!!! SO… NOW.. PROVE ME WRONG… AND USE LEGITIMATE DATA TO DO SO!

  • Joe Cabot

    So not only do you not know anything, you also don’t know anyone? And another piece of the puzzle falls into place.

  • Joe Cabot

    What facts? You are making it up as you go again.

  • JohnDille

    REFUTE MY ARGUMENT…. AND USE REAL FACTS TO DO SO… LIKE I USED REFERENCES TO REAL FACTS TO STATE MY CASE!!!

  • JohnDille

    WITHOUT GOVERNMENT, YOU WOULD BE EVEN MORE STUPID THAN YOU CLEARLY ARE… IF THAT IS EVEN POSSIBLE! NO WONDER YOU HATE GOVERNMENT SO MUCH… THEY TOTALLY FAILED TO TEACH YOU ANYTHING IN THE GOVERNMENT CREATED AND OPERATED SCHOOLS YOU WENT TO!!! BUT… ON AVERAGE, YOU COST THE GOVERNMENT AT LEAST 100,000 DOLLARS… SO PAY UP, YOU RIGHT WING REPUBLICAN DEAD BEAT!!!

  • JohnDille

    MARK DEFINITELY DOES NOT EXIST!!! HE IS JUST A COMPUTER ICON GENERATED BY KARL MARX, TO HELP BRING ABOUT THE ULTIMATE COMMUNIST SOCIETY BY SHOWING JUST HOW STUPID RIGHT WING REPUBLICANS AND CAPITALISTS REALLY ARE!!!

  • JohnDille

    IF NOBODY READS MY DIATRIBES… THEN WHY IS MY E MAIL IN BOX ALWAY FULL OF DOZENS… OFTEN HUNDREDS, OF RESPONSES TO MY COMMENTS???? IT LOOKS LIKE MY ATTEMPS TO COUNTER RIGHT WING LIES AND PROPOGANDA ARE WORKING…. BECAUSE SENSIBLE PEOPLE READ WHAT I SAY… AND REALIZE HOW MUCH SMARTER I AM THAN ALL YOU RIGHT WING LOONS ARE, AND THEY LEARN TO LISTEN TO MY WAY OF THINKING… AND TO IGNORE IDIOT RIGHT WINGERS LIKE YOURSELF!!! WHICH SHOULD EXPLAIN WHY I KEEP WASTIMNG MY TIME RESPONDING TO IDIOTS LIKE YOU!!! THE MORE I RESPOND, THE MORE PEOPLE ARE INFLUENCED TO SEE THE WORLD THE WAY I DO… AND THE MORE ARE CONVINCED THAT YOU RIGHT WINGERS ARE CRIMINALS AND TRAITORS AND LOUD MOUTH IDIOTS… AND NOTHING MORE THAN THAT!

  • JohnDille

    YEAH… EDUCATED PEOPLE TEND TO BE LIBERALS!!! IF YOU WANT TO MAKE AMERICA MORE CONSERVATIVE, YOU NEED TO TRY HARDER TO MAKE AMERICANS MORE POORLY EDUCATED… AND TO USE FOX NEWS TO GET THEM TO BELIEVE TOTAL LIES AND OTHER RIGHT WING PROPOGHANDA!!! REPUBLICANS ARE DOING AN EXCELLENT JOB OF BOTH!

  • JohnDille

    WHY NOT??? THE TRUE BENEFITS OF A GOOD EDUCATION HAVE LITTLE TO DO WITH GETTING A JOB MAKING SOME AHOLE REPUBLICAN EVEN RICHER THAN HE ALREADY IS! 30 AND 40 YEARS AGO, I WOULD HAVE LOVED TO USE MY EDUCATION TO GET A GOOD JOB… BUT I FAILED TO LEARN THE MOST IMPORTANT THING THAT AN ASPIRING PERSON MUST LEARN…. THAT IT IS NOT WHAT YOU KNOW… BUT WHO YOU KNOW, THAT MATTERS MOST! SO… I HAVE HAD TO BE CONTENT USING MY EDUCATION TO LEARN MORE AND GAIN A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORLD AND NATION AND THE TIMES I LIVE IN… AND TO TRY TO USE THAT KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING TO HELP CREATE A BETTER WORLD. THE PROBLEM IS… IN OUR TOTALLY REPUBLICAN CONTROLLED NATION… REAL KNOWLEDGE AND DEEP WISDOM FALLS ON TOTALLY DEAF EARS! REPUBLICANS HAVE NO INTEREST IN MAKING A BETTER WORLD… ALL THEY CARE ABOUT IS GETTING RICH.. AND FLOODING AMERICA WITH EVER MORE GUNS!!!

  • JohnDille

    MY GENERATION CREATED THE MODERN WORLD THAT YOU YOUNG REPUBLICANS HAVE TAKEN TOTAL ADVANTAGE OF… IT HAS MADE YOU RICH AND POWERFUL, AND YOU ARE TOO ARROGANT AND SELF CENTERED AND SELF CENTERED TO EVEN KNOW IT!!! YOU REPUBLICANS HAVE BADLY DAMAGED THE TRUE SOURCE OF ALL THAT WAS GOOD IN THE DEMOCRATIC SYSTEM THAT OUR HEAVILY DEMOCRATIC PARENTS CREATED AND THAT WE BABY BOOMERS PERFECTED!

  • Joe Cabot

    Now that is one amusingly capitalized filibuster of an excuse and alibi for a lifetime lacking any financial success!

  • Joe Cabot

    So Bernie wants to make college free so we have a larger pool of minimum wage workers?

  • daniel1154

    Yes, its a lot better to work government which doesn’t produce anything and only steals the wealth of the productive, like you leftists do.

  • daniel1154

    That’s because the political left took over the educational system and ruined it. Turned it into a scam for looney left wing professors.

  • daniel1154

    I think it’s funny the way he types those long diatribes in all caps that nobody reads.

  • Mark

    Hey dummy,
    Your right about current college grads working minimum wage jobs. Obama and the democrats have destroyed the job market for Gen Xers and millennial a. However, what is your excuse???? You are a baby boomer that is around 70 years old. Your generation had everything handed to them on a silver platter. Your generation had more wealth passed down and more opportunities than any other generation. And guess what???? Your generation pissed it away. My generation didn’t get half the wealth and opportunities thanks to your generation selling us out. As a result, future generations will be paying that 20 trillion deficit and all the debt that the boomers racked up.

  • Mark

    Ya, I wouldn’t believe a thing he types. For all we know John Dille doesn’t even exist. Just a blog name from some left wing goon that’s trolling sites.

  • JohnDille

    YEAH… I LEARNED AT AN EARLY AGE THAT ONLY IDIOTS AND RICH PEOPLE START BUSINESSES… THE IDOTS BECAUSE THEY ARE STUPID… AND TH RICH GUYS BECAUSE THEY CAN AFFORD TO START AND OPERATE A BUSINESS! NO ONE ELSE CAN, FOR THE MOST PART!

  • JohnDille

    MILLIONS OF COLLEGE GRADUATES WORK FOR MINIMUM WAGE… OR EVEN LESS! YOU WOULD KNOW THAT IF YOU KNEW ANYTHING AT ALL!!!

  • JohnDille

    THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING IN THAT STORY THAT I DID NOT ALREADY KNOW…. AND MOST WELL INFORMED LIBERALS COULD SAY THE SAME THING! UNLESS YOU ARE ALREADY RICH, STARTING A BUSINESS IS FOR EGOTISTICAL FOOLS!!! OR FOR THE WIVES OR KIDS OR GOOD FRIENDS OF RICH GUYS, WHO NEED THE TAX WRITE OFF OPPORTUNITIES CREATED BY STARTING BUSINESSES TO BE OPERATED… MOSTLY AT A LOSS… BY THEIR WIVES OR KIDS OR GOOD FRIENDS!!!

  • JohnDille

    SO… WHAT THIS GUY IS REALLY SAYING IS… ONLY THE RICH SHOULD BOTHER EVEN TRYING TO START AND OPERATE A BUSINESS, BECAUSE ONLY THEY CAN AFFORD TO HIRE ALL THE PEOPLE NEEDED TO DEAL WITH ALL THE HEADACHES OF RUNNING A BUSINESS… AND THE ONLY FOLKS WHO CAN AFFORD TO RISK THE MONEY NEEDED TO START UP AND RUN A BUSINESS. I TOTALLY AGREE… ANYONE WHO WOULD START A BUSINESS WITHOUT ALREADY BEING RICH… IS AN EGOTISTICAL IDIOT WHO DESERVES ALL THE HEAD ACHES HE OR SHE WILL RUN INTO. LET THE RICH START UP AND RUN ALL THE BUSINESSES… BECAUSE IT IS CRYSTAL CLEAR FROM LOOKING AT TAX DATA THAT… THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO ACTUALLY MAKE ANY REAL MONEY FROM BUSINESSES… ARE THE RICH! THE BOTTOM 90% OF ALL THE PEOPLE WHO REPORT BUSINESS INCOME SHOW NET LOSSES… OR TRIVIAL NET GAINS… FROM THEIR BUSINESSES. THE MEDIAN BUSINESS PERSON IN THE USA MAKES ABOUT WHAT A HIGH SCHOOL KID WORKING AT MCDONALDS MAKES!! SERIOUSLY… LOOK IT UP!!! A NEAR MAJORITY LOSE MONEY ON THEIR BUSINESS. THUS… REALLY AND TRULY… ONLY A VERY SELF CENTERED AND EGOSTISTICAL AND OR MONUMENTALLY STUPID PERSON WOULD EVER START A BUSINESS… UNLESS THEY WERE RICH TO BEGIN WITH… OR UNLESS THEY HAVE A REALLY REALLY GOOD IDEA TO MARKET! BESIDES… THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO REALLY MAKE MONEY IN BUSINESS… FOR THE MOST PART… ARE THE FINANCIAL PEOPLE WHO LOAN THE MONEY TO ALL THOSE FOLKS WHO START BUSINESSES. THEY EARN ENOUGH FROM ALL TH IDIOTS WHO START BUSINESSES TO PAY THEIR RICH INVESTORS A VERY GOOD RATE OF RETURN. OOOPS… THERE WE GO AGAIN… ONLY THE RICH MAKE MONEY FROM THE BUISINESS SYSTEM! SO… WHY BOTHER STARTING AND RUNNING A BUSINESS… MOST PEOPLE… THE VAST MAJORITY OF PEOPLE…WOULD MAKE JUST AS MUCH… AND HAVE A LOT FEWER HEAD ACHES… IF THEY JUST WORKED FOR SOME RICH GUY! THE RICH GUY IS GOING TO END UP OWNING EVERYTHING AN EVERYONE ANYWAY… SO WHY GO TO ALL THE TROUBLE TO WORK YOURSELF TO DEATH… FOR NOTHING??? STARTING A BUSINESS IS LIKE BUYING A HOME… ITS ALL JUST A SCAM DESIGNED TO KEEP ALL THE REST OF US POOR… AND TO FOOL US INTO THINKING OUR HARD WORK AND OUR MONUMENTAL EFFORTS ACTUALLY COUNT FOR SOMETHING, WHEN THEY CLEARLY DO NOT!

  • daniel1154

    He said he graduated from college but worked for minimum wage.

  • daniel1154

    John Dillie and all of the other left wing tools should read this and take it to heart.

  • Mark

    Where is Dille to argue this one????? If there was anyone who floundered in life it was Dille.

  • walter77777

    You are a success, but you failed twice before you finally succeeded. You worked very hard. Others might have worked just as hard as you and failed a few times with no success.

    I took a different approach to life. I knew that I had limits on how much work i could do in a week because of certain physical limitations. I also believed (incorrectly) that I would not live all that long since my father and grandfather on my father’s side die din their fifties. I therefore worked at the Post Office where I was fortunate enough to retire at fifty-three on a one-time reduction in force plan.

    I invested rather wisely, and I have a NYC coop apartment. My net worth is well over $1,250,000, and my pension is now up to $42,000.