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America's 400 richest people—the top 0.00025% of the population—
America's 400 richest people—the top 0.00025% of the population—'have tripled their share of the nation's wealth since the early 1980s
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The income and wealth gaps aren’t a fraud or hoax. The numbers don’t lie. In fact, let’s run through some of them. 

According to a report earlier this year from the non-partisan Pew Research Center, the richest families in America now take home 48% of aggregate income in the U.S. versus 29% in 1970, (with the top 5% fairing best of all.) Middle-class income fell from 62% to 43% over the same period. As for the wealth gap, it’s “sharper than the income gap'.. 

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Lance Ciepiela is a retired senior who had an interesting career in government service - a United States Marine Corps (USMC) Vietnam-Era veteran, who became interested in restoring the Constitution after I realized that W Bush had attacked (more...)
 

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