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So many middle class people are struggling JUST to survive - working hard to pay the bills while in fear of losing our jobs.
As the wealth gap grows larger.
Where are the job creators?
Maybe to some it doesn't seem fair (rolls eyes) but that is the way it is and always will be.
"The 400 wealthiest Americans are worth a record $2.02 trillion in 2013, roughly equivalent to the gross domestic product of Russia. That is a gain of $300 billion from a year ago, and more than double the collective net worth of the wealthiest 400 Americans a decade ago." - end quote
The rich get richer as the middle class continues to struggle.
In the interest of a "fair & balanced"..
I'd like to know who the ten (10) poorest Americans of 2013 are...
Come on people wake up. The people on this list are not job creators they are job destroyers. Their wealth is tied to stocks and investing. They put pressure on companines to produce results. These companies in turn cut jobs or move factories overseas to make the bottom line look better and raise the stock price. Buying and selling stocks does not create jobs. Could someone enlighten me on how they actually create jobs? And please don't give me they spend money spurring growth - hogwash. They hoard it away. Imagine what 2 trillion in average american hands would do to the economy. It would be spent not stashed away in some overseas bank.
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