wearethe99percent:

I am finishing my masters this year, and do not believe I will be able to find a job in May.~I worked as many as three part-time jobs while a student, and I’m still drowning in debt.~I am one of the lucky ones - I have my health and no dependents to worry about. So far.~Not all of us want to be CEOs. The world needs bus drivers and janitors and farmers and assistants. We’re just tired of being punished for not being rich and exploited by those who are. It’s not a hand out, it’s equality.WE ARE THE 99% 

Can you explain how you’re being punished for not being rich? You chose to be in debt by trying to get a master’s degree, so that was a self-inflicted punishment. Or do you mean that you’re being punished because you can’t afford a Lamborghini? Don’t be materialistic. You have your heath, you have a roof over your head, you have food. Be happy.How are the 1 percenters exploiting you? I don’t even know you, and I don’t remember waking up today going, “Okay, let’s exploit this random stranger.”If you really think about it, it’s the rich who are punished for being rich. They do not get free healthcare. They do not get financial aid for college. They get taxed at over 35% while the rest get taxed for much less. What’s also messed up is that a lot of rich people cannot step foot in New York for more than 6 months a year, because New York City taxes people with high income at about 12% on top of the Federal income tax of 35%.

wearethe99percent:

I am finishing my masters this year, and do not believe I will be able to find a job in May.
~
I worked as many as three part-time jobs while a student, and I’m still drowning in debt.
~
I am one of the lucky ones - I have my health and no dependents to worry about. So far.
~
Not all of us want to be CEOs. The world needs bus drivers and janitors and farmers and assistants. We’re just tired of being punished for not being rich and exploited by those who are. It’s not a hand out, it’s equality.

WE ARE THE 99% 

Can you explain how you’re being punished for not being rich? You chose to be in debt by trying to get a master’s degree, so that was a self-inflicted punishment. Or do you mean that you’re being punished because you can’t afford a Lamborghini? Don’t be materialistic. You have your heath, you have a roof over your head, you have food. Be happy.

How are the 1 percenters exploiting you? I don’t even know you, and I don’t remember waking up today going, “Okay, let’s exploit this random stranger.”

If you really think about it, it’s the rich who are punished for being rich. They do not get free healthcare. They do not get financial aid for college. They get taxed at over 35% while the rest get taxed for much less. What’s also messed up is that a lot of rich people cannot step foot in New York for more than 6 months a year, because New York City taxes people with high income at about 12% on top of the Federal income tax of 35%.

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