Friday, May 30, 2014

The One Percent Don’t Like Government … or the Poor Much

The Russell Sage Foundation finally got around to publishing the opinions of the one percent, and the data is stark in its contrast from the rest of the country. The top earners, making over $1 million a year at minimum, are generally to the right of the rest of the country – against government programs like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, supporting environmental protection to a lesser degree, pushing for smaller government in general and believing the unemployment benefits and a livable wage are beyond the scopes of our social responsibility. Rather than scour the number more, just take a look …

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