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Who Killed the Middle Class?

Paulus Textor Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 11:56 AM
Forgive me if I was unclear: THERE IS NO SUCH COUNTRY. The world is completely given over to central-bank-manipulated currency and credit. Would that the USA should become such a country!
"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...