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Who Killed the Middle Class?

Ann Anon Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 10:00 AM
The rich are that way because they know which side of the question to come down on. The Clintons always take care of the Clintons. Count on it.
"It is our generation's task, then, to reignite the true engine of America's economic growth -- a rising, thriving middle class."

So said Barack Obama in his State of the Union.

And for one of his ideas to reignite that engine, Republicans applauded.

"And tonight, I am announcing that we will launch talks on a comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the European Union -- because trade that is free and fair across the Atlantic supports millions of good-paying American jobs."

One wonders if any of those in the hall who rose robotically at the phrase "free and fair" were...