You will most likely be robbed blind.
A chart created by three renowned economists shows what "trickle down" economics has done to average Americans since 1980.
We can express our shock at the current disregard for truth, or we can just acknowledge that our political discourse has typically been an exercise in deflection.
"I had friends from all walks of life and honestly don't remember them by way of ethnicity or social class. At that age, it was all about who could do Michael Jackson dancing the best, and who was the fastest runner. I'd go to my mates houses or flats after school for tea (biscuits and Ribena usually) and didn't really get any sense that I was different to anyone else. South London was a slightly dangerous, yet fun place to grow up where you genuinely felt like you were part of a community. Fast forward 25 years and my hometown of Clapham is a very, very different place." Read more...
On Fox News Channel, Tucker Carlson was chatting with host Harris Faulkner about the high rate of obesity among the jobless. The rest of us know exactly why this is so, but Tucker flailed and parsed and flailed some more in an attempt to find an upside to being poor or out-of-work or both. After all, America is awesome for the poors.
Gentrification in San Francisco is driving people out of their neighborhoods and raising the cost of living in the city. It's a big problem, but are outraged Hipsters doing the cause justice?