Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Signs That The Rich Are Getting Richer And The Poor Are Getting Poorer

Never before in American history has so much wealth been concentrated in the hands of so few.  Once upon a time, children throughout the United States were taught that America was the land of opportunity where anyone can make it if they work really hard.  But today the system is designed so that wealth flows into the pockets of the rich as the rest of us struggle feverishly to stay above water.  The once great middle class that did so much to define America as a nation is slowly being squeezed out of existence.  For tens of millions of ordinary Americans, the American Dream is rapidly becoming the American Nightmare.

Anyone who believes that the U.S. economy today resembles anything like the free enterprise capitalist system upon which this country was founded is severely deluded.

Those who are in a position to exploit advances in technology and third world labor pools are becoming exceedingly wealthy,
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