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  •  A gigantic obstruction in the "trickle down" (3+ / 0-)

    process= The US Congress and Wall St. Billionaires.  

    They keep making more and more money, yet the last thing they want is to let any of that money trickle down.  

    They'll spend obscene amounts of that money on political campaigns, Super-PACs, lobbying, and spreading right-wing propaganda--but they don't want to spend a dime on keeping the US and its citizens a first world nation.  

    Despite their political bickering; as they get richer the majority of people get poorer; and their bogus "trickle down" is actually a  trickle up --from the middle class and poor to the rich.

    There are consequences for such selfish and unpatriotic greed:  U.S. slips out of top 10 most prosperous countries

    The U.S. slid from the top 10 most prosperous nations for the first time in a league table which ranked Canada sixth in the world for the second year in a row.

    The U.S. fell to 12th position from 10th in the Legatum Institute’s annual prosperity index...

    Heckuva job, job-creatin', pirate-imitating, corporate profiteers, and your loyal bought-and-paid-for political enablers.

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