If you are social media or watch any main stream media then you have heard all about how the rich got richer…..especially after Trump’s tax cuts…..
May I see a show of hands…..do you know just how did the rich get richer?
Okay would you like to know? Of course you would…it may be one of those issues that helps you who to vote for in 2020….
I could bore the crap out of you with all this monetary policy claptrap or I could turn you on to the cartoons below that make this all so much simpler…….
Something massive and important has happened in the United States over the past 50 years: Economic wealth has become increasingly concentrated among a small group of ultra-wealthy Americans.
You can read lengthy books on this subject, like economist Thomas Piketty’s recent best-seller, Capital in the Twenty-First Century (the book runs 696 pages and weighs in at 2.5 pounds). You can see references to this in the campaigns of major political candidates this cycle, who talk repeatedly about how something has gone very wrong in America.
Donald Trump’s motto is to make America great again, while Bernie Sanders’s campaign focused on reducing income inequality. And there’s a reason this message is resonating with voters:
It’s grounded in 50 years of reality.
Don’t just bitch about stuff……