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rasputin1952 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-11 04:45 PM
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Pay What? A study released by the Institute for Policy Studies showed that 25 out of 100
of the top earning CEO's were actually paid more in compensation than their company's paid in federal taxes.

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$129,014,624 of that total was spent on lobbying alone.

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The middle class is already suffering in this economy, and the supercommittee could be poised to make further cuts to the social safety net in the name of deficit reduction. Maybe if these members spent more time with their constituents who feel left out of the game, and less time with the people gaming the system, we'd see a balanced approach. That remains to be seen, but the middle class shouldn't hold their breath. Corporate lobbyists are already busy sucking all the air out of the room.


Check out the list of 25 "donors" at: http://www.campaignmoney.org/blog/2011/08/31/pay-what



We are getting closer to the "torches and pitchforks" every day.


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