Workers’ share of national income plummets to record low

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    They do not NEED to be replaced, but they are out of control... they have far too much power over the government, our electoral process and the citizens of this country. Can you be honest with me for a moment and tell me that this decline in income wealth for all but the very richest is a GOOD thing for our consumer-driven economy?
     
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    But if you tramp down on them the way you want to you will definitely need to replace them because you and I both know they can and will go to a more friendly country to do business. So, again,, what do you intend to replace corporations with and what will you pay? It's a valid question and I'd like an answer.
     
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    I cant imagine why people who dont have jobs aren't making money. Im blown away at this concept. How on earth can we possibly stop it?

    Oh yeah, we can create an economic environment that will encourage people to take chances, start businesses, hire people, and where people can keep more of what they earn as an incentive to get them to work. That way people can be hired and people can have money.
     
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    Really? Then you place a tariff on anything they want to sell here if they decide to MOVE and encourage and incentivize small to mid-size companies to take up the slack. THOSE are the businesses that need subsidizing, not the monopolistic, too-big-to-fail multinationals.
     
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    That chart tracks wages and income, not unemployed people. Pay attention!
     
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    It's actually not a valid question. Why must you present your argument by taking it to the extreme? Perhaps your case doesn't sound so good otherwise?
     
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    So what are you going to replace them with and what will you pay? It's not a hard question is it?
     
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    Yes, it is a valid question. doofus
     

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