Do the math and you’ll discover that the top 7% gained a whopping $5.6 trillion in net worth (assets minus liabilities) while the rest of lost $669 billion. Their wealth went up by 28% while ours went down by 4 percent.
Over the past 30 years it seems as if people in the position of power and authority in this country have been directly controlled and manipulated by the rich.
Mass media has been taken over by the wealthy with 90% of all of the media in the United States being controlled by six companies.
And, sadly, it seems as if we’ve been extremely successful at breeding an uninformed, frightened “working class” that would sacrifice almost everything they own to make sure that no one else gets a “free handout” at their expense.