Ask A Genius 221 – Underclasses of the Future

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Ask A Genius 221 – Underclasses of the Future

Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner

July 7, 2017

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Scott Douglas Jacobsen: The problems of the underclass in the future; those are the bottom of the socioeconomic hierarchy.

Rick Rosner: Let’s talk about the underclass in the future.

Right now in America we have a confrontation between two philosophies; the democratic and the Republican philosophies. The democrats think that we all get better by all helping each other, it takes a village philosophy.

The Republicans say that if you free America from rules and taxes then everybody will get out there and be entrepreneurial and succeed that way. That we’ll create so much in the way of riches that we’ll be able to, independent of government, share our riches with the less fortunate.

But really it’s a matter of… the Republican philosophy is a bunch of horse shit, it’s really people with the resources want to get resources and money trying to get them and hold on to them and saying ‘fuck you’ to people they consider as freeloaders. And it kind of trickle down and most of that stuff does not prove in itself through recent history.

The economy works better under Democrats. Republicans say that free America… not free America; America free of rules, regulations, and taxes will be great for everyone. But that has not proven to be so and Republicans also to say that any kind of sharing of resources a government, anything that involves taxation and then spelling the taxes on people is a form of socialism, that Obamacare is socialism and you even get people …

The Republicans are the most extreme they’ve been ever. And pretty much all the America’s dumb people… the Republicans are partially-intentionally partially-accidentally crowd a big…  if they’re made being stupid into a demographic and it’s their demo graph.


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Rick Rosner

American Television Writer


Rick Rosner


Scott Douglas Jacobsen

Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing


In-Sight Publishing


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