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5 Obscene Reasons Why Richest Americans grow Richer As Middle-Class Declines

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If you want to see what's wrong with America take a good look at the nauseating list of the 400 richest Americans -- the Forbes 400 . While the economy struggled to create jobs, it was another banner year for the super-rich. They increased their collective wealth by a whopping $200 billion, which is more than enough to provide every student in the country with free higher education. While the richest 400 Americans increased their wealth by 54 percent since 2005, the median middle-class family saw its wealth decline by 35 percent. Welcome to the new American math.

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Heist beginning Oct. 2nd. You can view it online o... by intotheabyss on Monday, Oct 1, 2012 at 6:56:48 PM