Tag Archive: Income inequality in the United States

The State of Inequality

Rumors are that the President’s taxpayer-funded political speech State of the Union Address will focus on rising income and wealth inequality in the United States. As with almost everything this Administration does, I think this is misguided.

First, at least part of the problem of inequality is social. Poor people are much more likely to get divorced, much more likely to have children out of wedlock, much more likely to drop out of high school, … Read more

Can’t say I am surpised to find out that…

The Reuters is reporting that is sure is suspicious that analysis of the class warriors’ efforts indicate that the federal government has emerged as one of the most potent factors driving income inequality in the United States – especially in the nation’s capital:

In the town that launched the War on Poverty 48 years ago, the poor are getting poorer despite the government’s help. And the rich are getting richer because of it.

The

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