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View Diary: This week in the War on Workers: If you're not born rich, how do you rise? (58 comments)

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  •  the best way to be rich has always been to (1+ / 0-)
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    have rich parents.

    The chances of the American dream---of working hard, saving your money, forming your own business, getting rich and living well the rest of your life--are astronomically low.

    Yet, like the lottery, hope springs eternal for most. . . . After all, some people DO win the lottery.

    •  But going to college STILL pays (0+ / 0-)

      And now we have the data to prove it. Particularly college keeps you out of the bottom 40%. The great crime of the Repub and their Dem enablers is that college is bloody expensive. Guess which family income quintile THAT favors.

      What stronger breast-plate than a heart untainted! Thrice is he arm'd, that hath his quarrel just; And he but naked, though lock'd up in steel, Whose conscience with injustice is corrupted. King Henry, scene ii

      by TerryDarc on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 12:28:00 PM PDT

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