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Old 9th October 2019, 11:33 AM   #175
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Originally Posted by 3point14 View Post
So, do you think that US tax and social policy should encourage billionaires, as it does now? Or inhibit them, as it did when America was great?
Adjusted for inflation, none of today's billionaires even make the top ten of richest people of all-time. So I'm not sure what you're referring to here?
10. Cornelius Vanderbilt - $185 billion
9. Henry Ford - $199 billion
3. Andrew Carnegie - $310 billion
2. John Rockefeller - $340 billion

I've only included US businessmen as your message was regarding America "inhibiting" billionaires. I'm not seeing that at all with this list.

https://www.cheatsheet.com/money-car...all-time.html/
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