THESE NUMBERS from the Gallup organization make it likely that President Obama will stress income disparity in his State of the Union speech next week:


Two out of three Americans are dissatisfied with the way income and wealth are currently distributed in the U.S. This includes three-fourths of Democrats and 54% of Republicans.


And THESE NUMBERS are what’s driving the dissatisfaction:


1. Just 13 Americans Made More from Their Investments in 2013 than the Entire SNAP  [Food Stamp] Budget.


2. The Richest 400 Took $300 Billion in 2013, Approximately the ENTIRE Safety Net.


3. The Richest 12,000 Families are Estimated ...

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THESE NUMBERS from the Gallup organization make it likely that President Obama will stress income disparity in his State of the Union speech next week:

Two out of three Americans are dissatisfied with the way income and wealth are currently distributed in the U.S. This includes three-fourths of Democrats and 54% of Republicans.

And THESE NUMBERS are what’s driving the dissatisfaction:

1. Just 13 Americans Made More from Their Investments in 2013 than the Entire SNAP  [Food Stamp] Budget.

2. The Richest 400 Took $300 Billion in 2013, Approximately the ENTIRE Safety Net.

3. The Richest 12,000 Families are Estimated ...

Read more