Graphs 10-29-11

 Posted by at 20:28  economy, Politics
Oct 292011
 

askcherlock left a comment on an earlier post in which she referred to a chilling graph she had seen that illustrates the wealth gap in the United States. It may have been one of these…

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mapbywealth.jpg

If you ask me, they are both rather chilling. We are rapidly approaching the time when there will no longer be a middle class in this country. There will be lords and peasants. We will be in the new Middle Ages. Thank you, Republicans.
 

Weekly Address 10-29-11

 Posted by at 10:36  Politics
Oct 292011
 

“We Can’t Wait to Create Jobs”

From the White House weblog:

In this week’s address, President Obama told the American people that we can’t wait for Congress to take action to grow the economy and create jobs, and highlighted the executive actions he took this week to help families save thousands of dollars by refinancing their mortgages, put veterans to work, and lower the cost of student loans. The President continued to urge Congress to do its part and pass the American Jobs Act now, which will put more money in the pockets of middle class families, create jobs and strengthen our economy right away.

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