Another rich person says they are not the center of the economic universe.

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Another rich person says they are not the center of the economic universe.

http://www.businessinsider.com/rich-people-create-jobs-2013-11

 

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from the article wrote:
self-sustaining jobs is a function of the company's customers' ability and willingness to pay for the company's products, not the entrepreneur or the investor capital. Suggesting that "rich entrepreneurs and investors" create the jobs, therefore, Hanauer observes, is like suggesting that squirrels create evolution.


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Well golly gee, all my years

Well golly gee, all my years in business and I didn't know you need customers to be profitable.


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Beyond Saving wrote:Well

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Well golly gee, all my years in business and I didn't know you need customers to be profitable.

Something we agree on then. When wages are not keeping up with the cost of living it hurts those customers you want coming through your door that make you profitable.

 

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Brian37 wrote:Beyond Saving

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Well golly gee, all my years in business and I didn't know you need customers to be profitable.

Something we agree on then. When wages are not keeping up with the cost of living it hurts those customers you want coming through your door that make you profitable.

 

That depends on who your customers are. Many companies lose business when their customers get higher incomes. Wages will do what they do and your magic wand won't change that. Of course, you could go apply for a higher paying job and fix your own wage problem. Then maybe you could shop with us rich folk at Costco.

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Beyond Saving wrote:Brian37

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Brian37 wrote:

Beyond Saving wrote:

Well golly gee, all my years in business and I didn't know you need customers to be profitable.

Something we agree on then. When wages are not keeping up with the cost of living it hurts those customers you want coming through your door that make you profitable.

 

That depends on who your customers are. Many companies lose business when their customers get higher incomes. Wages will do what they do and your magic wand won't change that. Of course, you could go apply for a higher paying job and fix your own wage problem. Then maybe you could shop with us rich folk at Costco.

 

 You make this about one person and I am talking about an entire climate.

 

Others wanting higher paying jobs is fine. But what you want and what I want are two different things. You still stupidly  think that our falling low end isn't hurting anything.

 

You're the one with the magic wand, you magically think life is a script and that everyone should want what you want.

 

Don't project yourself on me.

 

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Then maybe you could shop with us rich folk at Costco.

 

Ha ha ha, if you took that company over you'd make it look like Wallmart. And I have no doubt that CEO would hate your attitude towards me.

 

 

 

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Brian37 wrote: You make

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 You make this about one person and I am talking about an entire climate.

 

I think solving problems one person at a time is a very sensible approach. I can be a very large in one person's life, I can't do shit about the climate; neither can your Messiah.

 

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Others wanting higher paying jobs is fine. But what you want and what I want are two different things. You still stupidly  think that our falling low end isn't hurting anything.

No one will pay you to do what you want. They pay you to do what they want. If you having a low income is hurting people it is douche thing to refuse to look for more pay. I support your right to be a douche though.

 

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You're the one with the magic wand, you magically think life is a script and that everyone should want what you want.

 

A word processor, a printer, some nice clothes and a splash of ambition is all you need to get a higher paying job if you want one. I don't really care if you do or not. Your poverty doesn't bother me.

 

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Don't project yourself on me.

 

Don't worry, you are nothing like me.

 

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Then maybe you could shop with us rich folk at Costco.

 

Ha ha ha, if you took that company over you'd make it look like Wallmart. And I have no doubt that CEO would hate your attitude towards me.

 

No, I would never want a company that sells to the poor. I prefer to deal with affluent customers who don't bounce checks and don't try to rob me because of a website glitch. You couldn't pay me enough to run a Walmart, I don't even like shopping there.

You have to strap on the Kimber and walking around as a white guy with khakis and a button shirt is just begging to be the next target in the knockout game. Then you put the punk down and you get blood on your shoes. Have you ever tried to get a bloodstain out of good leather? Then if you are unlucky, your attacker is a teenage minority and you become the focus of media attention and labeled "racist". Which is absurd because I would happily shoot a poor white Walmart shopper too.

Worst of all, the police might hold my Kimber as evidence, so I lost a gun worth more than the average Walmart shopper makes in a month and will have to go back to carrying the Sig. (not that the Sig is a bad gun, it is just an older model before customized cc guns were trendy making it uncomfortable and less concealable)

Since I realize the danger of such a tragedy, I consider avoiding Walmart a precaution as sensible as wearing a seat belt and happily pay the few extra bucks it costs to shop elsewhere.

 

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Brian37 wrote: You make this

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You make this about one person and I am talking about an entire climate.

in other words, he is talking about a concrete reality and you are talking about an abstract concept.

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Beyond Saving wrote:Well

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Well golly gee, all my years in business and I didn't know you need customers to be profitable.

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