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The good news nobody is noticing
American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:smcchk, 1/5/2013 11:42:04 AM

It requires a special kind of mind to challenge the commonly-accepted beliefs, take note of facts that others overlook, and stand up to tell people what is really going on, what nobody else seems to notice. Such a mind is that of Herbert E, Meyer, frequent contributor to American Thinker. What makes Herb different from most other brilliant original thinkers, however, is that he has a track record of making calls that have changed the world, accomplishing what others dared not even dream of.

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The middle class is expanding globally but is it in the USA?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jalo1951, 1/5/2013 12:01:53 PM     (No. 9100261)

I dare say that the middle class of the Chinese is not on par with the "old" middle class of the USA and never will be. However, under obama we will be on par with the Chinese before he leaves office. A downgrade all around except for the ruling class.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cleanhousein2012, 1/5/2013 12:25:58 PM     (No. 9100301)

Of course, their expansion is based on the redistribution of our money to the third world. We have more people slipping into poverty, not stepping out.

Policy in the name of Fairness no doubt.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/5/2013 2:35:02 PM     (No. 9100528)

It is good news. Although Obama is very busy destroying any opportunity for the middle class while he touts the Big Lie that he is trying to save the middle class. Strange, isn´t it?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thelmalou, 1/5/2013 3:40:17 PM     (No. 9100598)

IIRC, the rest of the world recovered from the Great Depression way before the US did, thanks to FDR.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/5/2013 5:09:03 PM     (No. 9100667)

I would be more encouraged by this if most of the Islamic terrorists, including the perpetrators of 9/11, were not members of the middle class, or even higher socio-economic status.

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