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Income Skew During the Recovery

abaptism Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 1:34 PM
If conservatives don't address the evils of corporatism. They will never enjoy a majority in either house again. The corporation works hand in hand with corrupt government. The GOP needs a rebranding... Main St -- not multi national. We've been played as suckers by big business. They keep us at each other's throats over religion, abortion, immigration - all the while using the GOP to collude with DEMS to bring in low wage workers] It's time for Republicans to take back their party from the Koch brothers, the FED families... the big banks... the gangsters of Wall st. Geithner isn't a democrat. His Republican evil twin is just waiting in the wings for a GOP win to the White House. grow up townhall. the enemy is very much within
tbashaw Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 1:51 PM
corporations are working hand in hand with the Obama administration. Does this make the president corrupt?

I have spoken many times about "income skew" during the recovery. However, I was never able to precisely quantify the "skew". It's now possible, thanks to many readers who sent a link to a Huffington Post article on Income Gains During the Recovery.

The original source of the data is a study Striking it Richer: The Evolution of Top Incomes in the United States by Emmanuel Saez.

From 2009 to 2011, average real income per...

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