U.S. Standard of Living in Permanent Decline?

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    If not, what is going to reverse this trend? Green Jobs and Clean Energy? Are you that naive? Thanks for ending the American Dream - at least this will cut down on illegal immigration.
     
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    Well the standard of living isn't in decline for everyone, just the bottom 98% of all households. As long as government policy is tilted to redistribute income to the top, I think the 30 year trend will continue.

    What will reverse it? Three new Supreme Court justices, a national statute that provides a uniform election law, a Justice Department that can find an anti-trust statute, 200,000 new union organizers, and a $1.5 trilllion stimulus package will get the ball rolling.
     
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    A well thought out post! :lol:
     
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    the bolding makes all the difference
     
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    I remember bamie saying "Americans cannot expect to heat their homes to 72 degrees, have all the food they want, and drive around in their SUv's without the rest of the world being upset" or sumpin to that effect.. Goddamn buncha suckers. :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
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    Sumpin to that effect?!?! Why don't you research it, find out EXACTLY what he said and get back to us? Otherwise, you're just wasting our time with possible false information. Not only that, you might learn something for a change. Umkay? :cool:
     
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    We've been waiting for years for the GOP to tell us what will reverse this trend, but we can't hear anything over the immigrant bashing, gay bashing, and Muslim bashing.


    So tell us.

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    Exactly.

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    The 2% always do well, that just the facts. Hating them or wishing them dead or wishing them to become losers like most Dems won't change that a fucking bit.
     
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    So the 2 percent making ever more money will return our standard of living?

    Is that your plan?

    Don't be so secretive.

    Tell us.


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