We shall leave this world as foolish and as wicked as we found it when we arrived.

- Voltaire

Middle Class

It has been the big, buying middle class that has made the United States the world super-power. It would hurt us all if the middle-class were to disappear, as most of us are members of it. Of interest, a few startling and relevant statistics that demonstrate how under attack to middle-class has become:

22 Statistics That Prove The Middle Class Is Being Systematically Wiped Out Of Existence In America

A few of note:
- More than 60% of us are living paycheck-to-paycheck.
- Banks have a greater investment in housing than all of us combined.
- 10% of the earners make 50% of the money. [Read]

posted at 11:44:48 on 07/26/10 by clearpolitics - Category: Economics - [Permalink]

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