Some folks consider this a “feature” of 21st Century America

Wonk Room » Blog Archive » CHART: The United States Has The Worst Income Inequality In The OECD http://wonkroom.thinkprogress.org/2011/05/10/oecd-inequality-chart/

One of the manifestations of this inequality is hedge fund managers making as much in two minutes as Navy SEALs make in a year. Yet, Republicans in Congress are still content to whine about the unfairness of returning tax rates on the wealthy to the level at which they were under President Bill Clinton.

Rates under which, it should be noted, we had a balanced budget.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s