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4. Americans see that only because it's true
Too bad the only people allowed to voice their opinions on our nation's airwaves are on the "rich" side of the rich-poor divide. But even the combined efforts of overrich conservawhacko commentators may not be enough to effectively defuse public demand for a new course.
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  -Americans see rich-poor gap worsening jefferson_dem  Dec-14-06 07:55 AM   #0 
  - Repukes for years have been trying to sell this as being a good thing.  trotsky   Dec-14-06 07:56 AM   #1 
  - Supply side economics is just a scam to steal from the poor and give to the rich  Lasher   Dec-14-06 08:05 AM   #2 
  - Liars!  Megahurtz   Dec-14-06 01:48 PM   #23 
  - thought you knew..  carolinarocco   Dec-14-06 06:35 PM   #27 
  - Oh, This Is Just Class Warfare!  Tanner_B.   Dec-14-06 08:05 AM   #3 
  - Americans see that only because it's true  gratuitous   Dec-14-06 08:08 AM   #4 
  - This is so true. The ONE thing you'll never hear in the media is a criticism  1932   Dec-14-06 08:48 AM   #14 
     - Interesting analysis  gratuitous   Dec-14-06 09:42 AM   #16 
     - Also, they make tons of money, so the status quo obviously works for them.  closeupready   Dec-14-06 10:12 AM   #19 
        - The misnomer here is, it doesn't matter who is in power  Tellurian   Dec-14-06 04:33 PM   #26 
           - Raising the minimum wage is actually an excellent wealth redistribution strategy  PeaceProgProsp   Dec-14-06 07:37 PM   #28 
  - And no one will do a thing to stop it  Red Zelda   Dec-14-06 08:14 AM   #5 
  - Actually they get directed to another "issue"  MikeNearMcChord   Dec-14-06 08:20 AM   #6 
  - The only way to stop it  Tellurian   Dec-14-06 08:22 AM   #7 
     - yep. Just pull yourself up by your bootstraps  Viva_La_Revolution   Dec-14-06 08:26 AM   #10 
     - Basically, that is the gist of it..  Tellurian   Dec-14-06 10:09 AM   #18 
     - So then explain for me why we give all these tax breaks to people  closeupready   Dec-14-06 10:16 AM   #20 
        - Throughout the ages..  Tellurian   Dec-14-06 01:25 PM   #21 
           - Oh, I see. Sorry, I misinterpreted your message.  closeupready   Dec-14-06 01:34 PM   #22 
  - And they say these things aren't zero-sum  NoMoreMyths   Dec-14-06 08:24 AM   #8 
  - i see the effects everyday----most just "getting by"--"living to work"  rodeodance   Dec-14-06 08:26 AM   #9 
  - I think income inequality is the greatest threat to our country and our democracy  1932   Dec-14-06 08:29 AM   #11 
  - Was heartened to see it acknowledged as a problem by Cons  Patiod   Dec-14-06 08:34 AM   #12 
  - "The press doesn't report a good economy"??  HughBeaumont   Dec-14-06 08:50 AM   #15 
  - Perfectly Legal  HughBeaumont   Dec-14-06 08:35 AM   #13 
  - Grrrrrrrr....  Megahurtz   Dec-14-06 01:59 PM   #24 
  - Pssssst! Hey, Americans  maxrandb   Dec-14-06 10:03 AM   #17 
  - Those Bush tax breaks are only one of many ways that they  The Backlash Cometh   Dec-14-06 04:29 PM   #25 
  - Corporations have been stealing from the American worker  lovuian   Dec-14-06 08:02 PM   #29 
 

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