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The Rich Get Richer

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
Plutarch

The causes which destroyed the ancient republics were numerous; but in Rome, one principal cause was the vast inequality of fortunes.
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Divided State of America

A significant and growing portion of the population lives in poverty. In 2007, the rate was 12.5 percent. By 2010, it was 15.1 percent. www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-poor-are-the-americans-no-one-wants-to-talk-about/2012/01/18/gIQADZM5BQ_story.html Third world America: Bodies driven to a pauper’s burial in a U-Haul as tough economic … Continue reading

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