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Is the growing income gap a problem or an opportunity?

US Average Household Income Rising Inequality 1967-2012RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., April 21, 2014 – We are a Nation that embraces diversity… at least when it comes to levels of income. There is a growing gap between the “haves” and the “have nots” in our Nation. Some choose to ignore it while others choose to exploit it. The problem is that nothing is being done to address it.

The income gap between middle class families and the wealthy has been widening for nearly 50 years. In addition, the middle class has been shrinking in recent years into to an ever-expanding welfare-dependent population … Read more

Oprah faces racism as Obama focuses on middle class

obama-swings-oprah-screams_s640x427RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., August 13, 2013 — Breaking news: Racism apparently still exists elsewhere in the world while the United States continues to lead in bitter ironies.

Given recent reports of racism in our country, one might have reached a conclusion that we had a monopoly on it. Yet, Oprah Winfrey claims to have experienced it first-hand when, recently in Zurich, Switzerland, she was denied the right to examine a $38,000 handbag.

Almost coincidentally, President Obama graced us with a rare press conference in which his opening remarks addressed the plight of the shrinking middle class in America just before he left for his vacation in Martha’s Vineyard.

Given that chain of events, let’s have a real conversation about poverty and our shrinking middle class … Read more

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