Are you middle class?

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    Dang. I thought 40K/year+ was considered "middle class". Well, I guess it was 10 years ago, with wages declining so fast. I guess I'm "upper lower class now"? Wonderful...
     
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    We don't have a class based society in the US.
     
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    Really? Then how come the rich get to drive better cars?
     
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    That is what I got out of it. I guess we should get our welcome to the club notices soon.
     
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    Hard work, achievement, luck.... but it ain't cuz of 'class'.
     
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    You can drive a better car too, if that is what you decide is the best use of your money. Point CaliforniaGirl is making, to me, is you are not excluded because of your class from purchasing such a good.
     
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    "Class" is a term politicians use to divide citizens, because fractured groups are easier to manipulate and control than a free people. So, we have (mainly lefties) whipping up resentment against anyone who is perceived as a different 'class'. Instead of respecting the ability of all Americans to achieve by hard work and determination, those who have less are taught it is not 'fair' for others to have more. We used to respect people who worked hard. Now, apparently, we resent them. Pathetic.
     
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    Thank you for clarifying. I agree with your view. My point in bring this up was I am working harder than I was several years ago, yet seem to be slipping according to these standards. If I am the same, what changed? I would say it is inflation.
     
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    Indeed, inflation is the reason why some people's standard of living is falling. But that ain't class, that's mismanaging by gummit.
     

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