Next time you hear anyone bitch about how the rich pay more than their fair share… reflect on this data.
Also. Middle Class and Poor US Residents and Citizens, There are 27 American countries, one of them is the US.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare will tell you more.
Anyone who complains about the cost of entitlements who doesn’t have mad money in Singapore or Lichtenstein or doesn’t talk about raising revenue to pay for them is a tool.
In case you’re one of the insane people who thinks this country represents progress and refinement….
This is Birmingham, Alabama, 50 years ago this week
REBLOG if you agree that something is very wrong with this picture.
The Achille Lauro was an Italian cruise liner from hell. Named after the chairman of the company that came to own her, the ship â her keel was laid in 1939 â suffered an onboard explosion in 1965, caught fire in 1972, collided with a cargo ship in 1975, caught fire again in 1981. It was then hijacked by Palestinian liberationists, which made it more famous than ever before…..
Little noticed by most Americans, Merriam Webster, one of the world’s most important dictionaries, announced a few months ago that the two most looked-up words in 2012 were “socialism” and “capitalism.”
Traffic for the pair on the company’s website roughly doubled from the year before. The choice was a “kind of no-brainer,” observed editor at large, Peter Sokolowski. “They’re words that sort of encapsulate the zeitgeist.”
Leading polling organizations have found converging results among younger Americans. Two recent Rasmussen surveys, for instance, discovered that Americans younger than 30 are almost equally divided as to whether capitalism or socialism is preferable. Another Pew survey found those aged 18 to 29 have a more favorable reaction to the term “socialism” by a margin of 49 to 43 percent.