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  •  Now imagine anyone under 50 got their news (1+ / 0-)
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    from AM radio.

    income gains to the top 1% from 2009 to 2011 were 121% of all income increases. How did that happen? Incomes to the bottom 99% fell by 0.4%

    by JesseCW on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 11:37:56 PM PDT

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    •  a lot of under 50s get their opinions from others (1+ / 0-)
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      when it comes to politics.

      most americans under 50 are pretty apathetic politically and don't pay much attention. they get news from MSM which leaves out the important stuff and goes establishment/1% on most everything else.

      major events that do get their attention often will come second hand or with the MSM's version. then the influence of more engaged co-workers, friends, and family kicks in.

      in most parts of the country, with many low pop states with 2 senators, those engaged people often have only one free source for politics while driving or working.

      the 1% uses the 20% to get 50%'s worth just because they have 1000 giant invisible soapboxes, and the country's political circus goes crazy over a few percentage points.

      it's been working great for the roves the last 25 years and it can slowly fade away in influence on its own or the left can stop ignoring it, do something about it, stop getting their asses kicked, and finally get some real reforms going.

      This is a list of 76 universities for Rush Limbaugh that endorse global warming denial, racism, sexism, and GOP lies by broadcasting sports on over 170 Limbaugh radio stations.

      by certainot on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 07:59:23 AM PDT

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      •  Maybe we can gain control of tin cans on strings (0+ / 0-)

        if we really dedicate ourselves to it.

        income gains to the top 1% from 2009 to 2011 were 121% of all income increases. How did that happen? Incomes to the bottom 99% fell by 0.4%

        by JesseCW on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 11:49:16 AM PDT

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