Has It Gone Too Far........Is There Even A Chance To Even Things Up

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    In the 1940's a corporate executive made about 12-15 times what a plumber or assembly line worker earned. By the 70's that figure had grown to about 50 times. In 2010 an average CEO made about 550 times what an ordinary worker earned plus company provided jet aircraft, all expense paid world travel, magic umbrellas etc. These charts shows the effects of low tax rates for the wealthy much better than any verbiage I might come up with:



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    Are CEOs that much better than they were then?
     
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    No.
     
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    In the years around WW2 patriotism was still alive and well. Now greed is the only thing which motivates those at the top. The sad thing is that politicans are in bed with them because of all the hundreds of millions required to get re elected and one way or the other corporations and the wealthy are the source to fund campaigns.
     
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    Take your Food Stamps and move to Tehran, asswipe.
     
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    every time in history that the balence has gotten this out of wack the people revolt.

    It is already starting.

    OWS
     
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    the vast majority of those people you hate on food stamps are little kids.
     
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    Lonestar_logic Republic of Texas

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    Don't be a hater. Just because you don't have what it takes to become a CEO and make millions for yourself, don't begrudge those that can.
     
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    Who said anything about hate, racist?
     
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    Don't bother them with facts.....they're immune
     

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