New Column: There’s Been A $50 Trillion Theft Perpetrated Against Every American

It’s time for wealth redistribution. There, I said it. 

I know it’s the third rail of politics, but I’m not running for a damn thing, which makes me free to speak the truth. (Well, I am running for president of my neighborhood elementary school’s PTA, but I’m pretty sure I’ll win easily since my campaign slogan is “Extend the school day to 20 hours because we don’t want to deal with those little monsters. You take ‘em!” . . . Well, I’ll win as long as they don’t find out I don’t have a child.)

Anyway, we desperately need major wealth redistribution. And before anyone starts yelling something about Joseph Stalin, here’s the part that’s going to blow your mind — in the United States we’ve already had wealth redistribution for decades.

Fifty trillion dollars has been redistributed from the poorest Americans to the top one percent over the past several decades. That’s right, a new study shows the richest people in the world have stolen trillions from average Americans. To put this in easier to access terms — you know how mad you get when someone takes the last donut? Well, imagine that multiplied by 50 trillion. (Quick reminder: If you make $40,000 a year, it would take you 1.25 Billion years to make $50 trillion.) 

The new study reveals, “…that the cumulative tab for our four-decade-long experiment in radical inequality has grown to over $47 trillion from 1975 through 2018. At a recent pace of about $2.5 trillion a year, that number we estimate crossed the $50 trillion mark by early 2020.”…..

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3 responses to “New Column: There’s Been A $50 Trillion Theft Perpetrated Against Every American”

  1. DaveMan says:

    So whats the fix, Slick?

  2. Leefeller says:

    Much prefer the written word to talking heads, because one can go back and review what was written and make a worthy decision. So I will sign up with this, one cannot always watch half hour talking. This is exciting to see. Thanks.
    Leefeller Guy.

  3. Bulls on Parade says:

    The link for the rest of the column is broken…

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