In 2010 there were 142,823,000 tax returns filed. Of that number about 300,000 + – were for income of one million dollars or more. That is about 2/10 of 1% of taxpayers. 220 more words
As much as I agree with all that is said by the pope, it will be near impossible to break this trend when the ultra-rich are the same people who get the people we want to change things into office, so look through those eyes for a moment and think if you were there, you were just put into a great position of money and power who are you going to back up?
(Originally posted 04/18/12 at Trojan Horse Productions.)
From a flyer announcing a presentation tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library:
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Record unemployment and rampant corporate greed, empty houses but homeless families, dwindling opportunitites in a paralyzed nation — these are the realities of America, land of the free and home of the new middle-class poor.
In the second week of Ex&Id we studied taste, in particular, middle class taste. We started off the lecture with reading Douglas Kellner’s article 454 more words