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Ed Jewett
06-26-2012, 03:55 AM
WHO DESTROYED THE MIDDLE CLASS – PARTS 1 and 2Posted on June 20, 2012 (http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/06/who-destroyed-the-middle-class-part-1.html) by JimQ (http://www.washingtonsblog.com/author/jimq)


“Over the last thirty years, the United States has been taken over by an amoral financial oligarchy, and the American dream of opportunity, education, and upward mobility is now largely confined to the top few percent of the population. Federal policy is increasingly dictated by the wealthy, by the financial sector, and by powerful (though sometimes badly mismanaged) industries such as telecommunications, health care, automobiles, and energy. These policies are implemented and praised by these groups’ willing servants, namely the increasingly bought-and-paid-for leadership of America’s political parties, academia, and lobbying industry.” – Charles Ferguson – Predator Nation (http://www.amazon.com/dp/030795255X/ref=as_li_tf_til?tag=thebur01-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=030795255X&adid=0DZMFDG2APFC8DH95MMD)


In Part 2 of this three part series I examine[d] who stole your net worth and in Part 3 why they stole your net worth. Part 4 will require pitchforks, torches and a guillotine.