Truth to Power

Chew on this

One out of every 34 Americans who earned wages in 2008 earned absolutely nothing – not one cent – in 2009.

Ponder on that.

And this:

Johnston writes that while the number of Americans earning more than $50 million fell from 131 in 2008 to 74 in 2009, those that remained at the top increased their income from an average of $91.2 million in 2008 to almost $519 million.

The wealth is astounding, says Johnston. “That’s nearly $10 million in weekly pay!… These 74 people made as much as the 19 million lowest-paid people in America, who constitute one in every eight workers.”</em>

We have been robbed. And it ain’t over yet.


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