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  • buymorestox buymorestox Oct 9, 2011 8:43 AM Flag

    Occupy Wall Street

    Over the last 60 years, the shadow government and their shill politicans on both sides of the aisle have guided this country down the road to self destruction and enrichment for just themselves:

    A. Since 1976, the amount of U.S. wealth controlled by the top 1% of this country has doubled to almost 40%

    B. The "Forbes 400" now control $1.2 trillion in wealth

    C. Since 1987 the income of the top 1% in this country has grown by 386%, while their tax burden has increased by just 52%

    D. Corporate profits and cash this year are at or near record levels

    E. 30 million Americans, 20% of our population, are either unemployed, underemployed, or have stopped seeking jobs

    F. One in eight Americans are receiving food stamps

    G. Since 1980, CEO pay has risen form 45 to 350 times that of an average worker, as jobs were sent overseas

    H. If health care costs rise at the same rate over the next ten years as they did during the prior 10 years, the average annual premium for a family of four will be $45,000 causing most companies to drop health care benefits

    I. Since 2001, We have spent $1.2 trillion and the precious lives of our servicemen and women in two senseless wars.

    J. Since 1980, Corporate profits have risen 2.5x faster than
    average worker pay

    K. Combined Goldman-Sachs sold $40 B of CDOs in 2006 and 2007 while shorting these securities, the firm paid $0.5 B fine (4% of 2011 profits)

    L. Since 1970, the CDO fraud was one of 7 banking and Wall Street inspired scandels that have cost this nation $10 trillion in wealth

    M. The Orwellian nightmare of endless war and poverty for the masses is being played out

    The seeds from the grapes of wrath have started to sprout, come join us as we occupy Wall Street

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