Tag Archives: unequal wealth

The education cycle and how it affects the growing poverty rate


Education is the most important aspect of a person’s life, without education the window of opportunity is very slime. President Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” programs went into effect in the ’60s to curb the inequality in the education system. This started with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of […]

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What kind of capitalism is good for America?


The year was 1945. Two forces merged to beat the biggest threat in the world, fascism or Nazi Germany. The forces which joined together were communism and capitalism. In today’s world this would seem to be an impossible mix of ideologies because of the fall out during the “Cold War.” […]

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This video by Ron Paul is very damaging to the Romney campaign, if he survive these attacks then he’ll be battle ready


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A victory for the American people.


This is a victory for the American people, Congress has finally blinked. Lets hope the Republican lead Congress will work for all the American people in 2012… Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Lets get ready to rumble, President Obama Vs. Speaker Boehner over the Payroll tax cut plan.


I think everyone is finally realizing what the Republican party stands for, tax cut for the rich only. I just don’t understand why some people call themselves Republican. Yes, Conservative but not Republican. Talk about taxation without representation. In a bill passed by Republican and Democrats in the Senate by […]

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This isn’t your grandmothers generation, marriage rate is at an all time low and dropping


In today’s America, the word marriage is scaring the Jesus out of kids. Marriage was once considered the most important thing one could do, but after the 2008 recession, marriage is considered an afterthought. For a so-called “Christian Nation,” staying together seems to be a thing of the past. Thanks […]

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Is using the GDP (gross domestic product) formula a good way to measure our economy?


GDP was a system created that measures the nation’s productivity in order to understand how to tackle the Great Depression. In today’s world, GDP is an economic indicator used to measure the growth of a nation’s economy. The formula GDP (Y) is a sum of Consumption (C), Investment (I), Government […]

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Capitalism or Extractionism…that is the question?


The Former CEO of AT&T explains how capitalism has turned into extractionism. Modern day capitalism could be the death of this country. He also explains how Bush economics of trickle down doesn’t work, and how Congress must raise taxes on people like him to help pay for this countries debt. […]

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What is a payroll tax cut and how does it affect me?


If you don’t understand the payroll tax cut then here is a video to help you. The Obama administration is trying to extend the tax cut while Republicans in Congress are blocking it. Well, they aren’t blocking it, they just want the middle class to pay for their own tax […]

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Should all the Repubs who signed Norquist’s pledge be recalled??


Republicans in Washington aren’t working for the people who voted them into office. A pledge to the American people is the only pledge any government official should be loyal to, not the Norquist pledge. The Norquist pledge; which is signed by the majority of Republicans, calls for no tax increases […]

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So Congress has the right to insider trading??


What the heck is going on, Congress can do insider trading but the rest of us can’t. How is this possible? This is just unfair!!! Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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As the Euro Zone falls so does the United States!!


Welcome to the realities of a globalized world, if a small nation fails then the worlds biggest economies also fail.  Globalization was such a great idea, Wall Street and other financial institutions thought they could hide bad debt in small countries in order for bigger countries to thrive. This reminds […]

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Bill Clinton’s economic plan is simply common sense!!!


Bill Clinton has the most credibility than anyone in Washington today when it come to the economy. He helped balance the budget during the 1990’s along with an economic boom. I will also give credit to the House Republicans and Newt Gingrich as the House Speaker. An article today on […]

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Poverty on the rise for years to come.


The official data by the census on poverty is bad news for the future of this country. The poverty rate is rising with no end insight. According to the new data release today: The new indicator, called the Supplemental Poverty Measure, estimates that 49.1 million were grappling with very difficult […]

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The graph speaks for itself!!!


According to the graph, I guess this country has given up on our youth! Not only is the top 1% taking all the money but the old is wealthier then the youth of this country by a 47 to 1 margin. I’m just sayin’

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