The terrorist organization known as the US government has turned the bottom half of the American public into bread line munching dependents, while at the same time it has handed over trillions of tax payer dollars in bailouts to the richest Americans in the US.
The outcome of which looks something like this, Zero Hedge reports:
Today SNAP released the most recent food stamp numbers. And not surprisingly, we just saw another all time high 44.2 million poverty-level Americans relying on government funding for day to day sustenance.
Granted the number appears to be plateauing, so all those who bought the change if not the hope, may started declining next month: a development that is sure to be trumpeted by the media as guaranteeing Obama a 4th Putin-esque term.
That said, another number that has to be kept in perspective and for which we have to thank none other than Pauly-K is that offsetting these 44.2 million of impoverished Americans who can get a tax refund for writing off the American dream, are 400 Americans who accounted for 10%, or $91 billion of total, in capital gains taxes, or said otherwise, 400 US taxpayers account for 10% of all capital gains!
We are currently going through old issues of Pravda to see if the Communist empire ever achieved this kind of social disparity between the nomenklatura and the proletariat (it didn’t). If we find confirmation we will post it, and lose a sizable bet which will certainly deny us any possibility of every being among the abovementioned 400.