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  •  Wealth inequality is even worse. (2+ / 0-)
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    According to 2004 federal reserve research released this summer, the wealth of the top 1% of families is greater than that of the bottom 90% of families.

    "Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities" -- Voltaire

    by ohwilleke on Wed Feb 07, 2007 at 11:26:47 AM PST

    •  I seem to remember (0+ / 0-)

      that at one point the wealth of Bill Gates was equal to the wealth of the bottom 50% of families.

      •  The bottom 50% has 2.5% of the nation's wealth (0+ / 0-)

        whether that is above or below the Gates' wealth probably varies from day to day.

        "Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities" -- Voltaire

        by ohwilleke on Wed Feb 07, 2007 at 01:36:16 PM PST

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