Dozens of countries are growing their economies at faster rates than the United States. The CIA World Factbook ranks the United States near the bottom in world gross domestic product growth -- number 172 of 214 countries/territories. That's not all.
All-American rocker Bruce Springsteen has taken to the pages of Rolling Stone magazine to lament the existence of income inequality in our country today: “You cannot have a social contract with the enormous income disparity — you’re going to slice the country down the middle. It’s not going to hold.”
Funny thing happened at the grocery store. Seems the rising gas and oil prices resulted in the highest food inflation in twenty years. But not to worry, your government tells you there’s no inflation. Bye, bye disposable income.
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