RE: Bye-Bye to the >H Right Wing

From: Emlyn O'regan (
Date: Tue Feb 05 2002 - 18:28:37 MST

> On 2/3/02 4:35 AM, "Miriam English" <> wrote:
> > Those who have been born into the richer classes,
> > who have gained their wealth and knowledge from countless
> generations
> > before them, demand that they alone be recognised as being
> the creators of
> > their good fortune and that they are damned if they will
> share it with
> > anybody else.

James Rogers replied:
> I can't speak for your country, but in the U.S. your assumptions would
> simply be wrong. Nearly all the wealthy people in this
> country are entirely
> self-made, and the majority of those achieved wealth as
> blue-collar workers
> who were not born into the vaguest semblance of privilege.
> This may not
> square with popular perception, but it is in fact the truth.
> Those born
> into "the richer classes" as you are painting them are almost
> a non-existent
> class here and largely irrelevant as they are vastly
> outnumbered by more
> "deserving" folk of similar economic means.



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