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Author: flipstress One star, 50 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 757546  
Subject: Re: POL: What Does The Sentence Mean? Date: 1/22/2004 12:18 AM
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America can't afford to keep rewarding the accumulation of wealth over the dignity of work.

The first thing that struck me without reading the speech by Daschle was that the phrase "accumulation of wealth" connoted unfairness.

Then I, too, read the linked speech. From the context of the paragraph where the sentence belongs, I understood him to mean that the tax cuts for companies for their wealth-building is unfair to the workers of the companies, especially because these companies are outsourcing jobs and the country is going into debt with the tax cuts. So he's trying to communicate unfairness and inefficiency, but nothing about curtailing 401(k)'s or ROTH's or other such retirement tools.

Nothing's new in my post; other posters have said much the same thing, but it is rare that I read a POL link and it's the first for me to respond to such.

flipstress
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