The rich know all about class war, they have been waging it on the poor and working class from time immemorial. They squeal like baby pigs at the very idea that the working class might be catching on to the inequality of the top 20% owning some 80% of all wealth and 93% of financial wealth while the bottom 80% of us are constantly seeing our piece of the pie being diminished in order to give the rich even more.
How about an austerity program for the rich. The one that goes like this: Since you folks control 93% of the real wealth you get to pay 93% of the money required to get us out of this mess your free market policies and scams got us into.
Class War, not just for the rich anymore…
Media Matters for America: http://mediamatters.org/research/201009080017
Conservative media cry “class warfare” at prospect of less large tax cuts for top-earners
Faced with the prospect of the top two income tax rates returning to where they were in 2000, conservative media have accused Democrats of engaging in “class warfare” to attack the “so-called rich.” Economists have said that extending the Bush tax cuts for top earners — which would reportedly cost $700 billion over ten years — would do little to stimulate the economy; moreover, households making more than $250,000 will still pay less in taxes under Obama’s plan than if all of the tax cuts were allowed to expire as Republicans originally scheduled them to do.
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