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  maro9219
Jun 19, 2013
 

The Middle Class is getting poorer!

 
The United States middle class has been suffering since the economic collapse of 2008. While America boasts the worlds richest upper class, we often assume that the middle class is comfortable in its own right. However, that is highly wrong. The United States middle class ranks 27th in average salary. The disparity between the classes is enormous. We have some of the wealthiest people living in this country yet the majority of our population is struggling to compete with the rest of the world. The(see more)

 

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  dadvocate   Depending upon what state you live in, the problem is worse. State government is just as bad as the federal, squeezing every 
dollar out of business owners in order to keep politicians working.

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Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 9:19:38 AM  

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Forwardmarch   I'm glad I found some more recent content!!! The middle class is getting poorer and there is no protection from bosses who take money from them with their gigantic unnecessary salaries. Also, benefits

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Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 11:34:56 PM  

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Thesilentknight   Changing the tax system would do something. Whether or not you disagree the only way to stop the disparity from growing is to increase taxes on the top 5%. This way we can reduce the federal deficit

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Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 1:23:11 PM  

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maro9219   Do you think the discrepancy between classes right now will shrink in the future or get larger and larger the more we talk about it?

Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 9:39:06 AM  

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shmezzie   The middle class is definitely getting poorer. It is unfortunate.

Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 11:36:34 PM  

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  charlee   The elephant in the room for the problems you mention is the ever growing and growing and growing government---Federal, state and local. These are all funded by taxpayers---low, middle and upper income.

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Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 5:35:47 PM
 

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