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Americans Increasingly in Favor of Pillaging the Pockets of the Ultra Wealthy

The free market capitalism we were promised has been molested by the ultra-rich, with help from Congress, and the American people are not happy about it.

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As the nation continues to seethe at an uncontrollable federal government whose pocketbooks are more important to them than We The People, we are bound to see wild shifts in our feelings about wealth.

The free market has been successful, undoubtedly, in creating some intense competition among those who would provide goods and services to America.  This competition breeds innovation both in quality and cost, and has been responsible for an untold number of corporate, medical, and technological breakthroughs.

On the other hand, however, this win-at-all-costs attitude is easily co-opted by those who would wish to push the moral boundaries of the free market.  Capitalism has been commandeered by these greed-dependent derelicts, and they have literally used the legislative branch of government to change the rules to their advantage.

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This had led to an increasingly polarized financial situation the world over, in which the rich grease the palms of the lawmakers in order to make both richer.

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You can only guess where that money is coming from while looking in the mirror.

That is why Americans are becoming increasingly in favor of taking back some of this exorbitant wealth for ourselves, especially from those who are sitting on more money than they could possibly spend in several lifetimes.

Surveys are showing overwhelming support for raising taxes on top earners, including a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll released Monday that found 76 percent of registered voters believe the wealthiest Americans should pay more in taxes. A recent Fox News survey showed that 70 percent of Americans favor raising taxes on those earning over $10 million — including 54 percent of Republicans.

The numbers suggest the political ground upon which the 2020 presidential campaign will be fought is shifting in dramatic ways, reflecting the rise in inequality in the United States and growing concerns in the electorate about the fairness of the American system.

“There is a deep wellspring in terms of perception of unfairness in the economy that’s been tapped into here that either didn’t exist five years ago or existed and had not had a chance to be expressed,” said Michael Cembalest, chairman of market and investment strategy at JPMorgan Asset Management who has studied the latest tax proposals. “This is quite a moment in American economic history where all of a sudden in a matter of months this thing has kind of exploded like this.”

This sentiment is precisely what has sent French Yellow Vest protesters into a prolonged and violent 12 week gripe with their government…and also what has kept the mainstream media from spreading their message.

In France, these protests for economic equality come from a population not endowed with the Second Amendment, which we as Americans possess for the sole purpose of righting the wrongs of a tyrannical government…hence the reluctance of the American media to adequately and factually relay the situation in France to our television screens.

 

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Fake News Non-Neurologists Diagnose The Donald Live On Air

Never before has a President been subjected to so many uneducated opinions on his mental acuity.

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