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Forum Post: The oligarchs get richer; and the poor get poorer.

Posted 2 years ago on Oct. 8, 2012, 6:52 p.m. EST by TitusMoans (2451) from Boulder City, NV
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The wealth gap between the ruled and the rulers in this sham republic has widened over the past 4-5 years. The median net worth of Congress increased by 5%, that of some members by as much as 14%, while the median net worth of the ruled has fallen almost 40%.

http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/wealth-gap-between-congress-average-americans-164000800.html

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[-] 2 points by jtland (30) 2 years ago

The poor PAY interest, the rich EARN interest! Fiat Currency Will always be a Disaster! We must all Participate as citizens in DEMANDING Transparent and Open Government.

A Government For the People, by the People! vote-pedia.com

[-] 1 points by Nevada1 (4789) 2 years ago

Well Said

[-] 2 points by Nevada1 (4789) 2 years ago

Hi Titus,

Good post.

Yes, congress is overpaid. We could find people to wreck the nation, for minimum wage.

[-] 2 points by jtland (30) 2 years ago

your on to something, congress earn minimum wage!!!!

[-] 2 points by TitusMoans (2451) from Boulder City, NV 2 years ago

Politicians of any sort should not be allowed to set their own pay. It should be set by the voters.

[-] 1 points by greenberger (2) 2 years ago

yes, my friend, this is why i made this video, because it's not just the republicans screwing us over: https://vimeo.com/50875160

[-] -1 points by podman73 (-652) 2 years ago

Anyone who is a "ruler" will always cut themselves a bigger slice of pie. Why is that so hard to grasp even the great progressives will do that, term limits is a real answer to the problem 1 term and your out thAt gives them much less time to become crooks.

[-] 1 points by TitusMoans (2451) from Boulder City, NV 2 years ago

A classless society is the answer. Marx, based on the experience of the Paris Commune, suggested abbreviated terms with quick recalls for all political officials including those of the judiciary.

[-] -1 points by Clicheisking (-210) 2 years ago

Does that include democrats too?

[-] 3 points by TitusMoans (2451) from Boulder City, NV 2 years ago

Did you read anything about a partisan division? Only divisions really count in our society: the rulers and the ruled.