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  •  I'm not so worried (1+ / 0-)
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    NoMoreLies

    about "wealthy" baby boomers -- they mostly lost their 401Ks in the recent collapse.

    I'm worried about the filthy rich -- like the Bush family and the Koch brothers -- who are determined to turn this nation into an oligarchy or plutocracy: choose your phrase.

    Irony takes a worse beating from Republicans than Wile E. Coyote does from Acme. --Tara the Antisocial Social Worker

    by Youffraita on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 12:55:02 AM PST

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    •  I'm not so sure....The crash roughly halved (0+ / 0-)

      the value of the stock market.  If you're wealthy, and kept your money in the market (Withdrawing more than necessary after a crash is not a good idea), you'd be pretty much back now to where you were before the crash.

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