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Our president is promoting the politics of envy

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I was excited when I learned that the parents of a student I knew produced a product my family used and enjoyed. His response to me was, “Yeah, they’re getting rich off you.”

He was quite confused when I replied, “They should be. They make a very good product. If they are not getting rich, they are not good business people.”

The student expected me to be envious of his parents’ success rather than thankful for the product that met my family’s needs better than anything else. Read More»

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