Bring down the 1%!!!!

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8 people in the United States increased their wealth by more than 87 billion dollars in one year. That's more than our nation spends on food stamps for a year Save Planet Earth, Save The Planet, Let That Sink In, Let It Be, Food Stamps, Timeline Photos, Social Issues, Food For Thought, Climate Change

Just to clarify: that is not the current amount of money their wallets have, that is the amount of money their wallets gained. So add that $87 billion to what they already have. Let that sink in. And soldiers all across the country are sleeping on the streets, children are learning in third-world schools and mothers with children are working multiple part-time and even full-time jobs. It makes me sick to my stomach and beyond furious.

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This is not a difficult concept people!!! Make the people with the most money pay the highest taxes. Making the working poor and middle class pay the highest taxes with money they don't even have only makes them even poorer and in worse shape than they were before.

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