It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
"Wealth of Nations," Book V, Chapter II, Part II, Article I, pg.911
Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy
Don't lose sight of the progression of technology in the workplace. Robotics is progressively making it harder for companies to hire labor when a machine can do it for nothing and never get sick or complain. Technology is impacting white collar workers as well. As our population grows and technology grows even faster there is going to be a breaking point and it will be ugly.
Think if Trump get elected how much resistance he will face with in all phases of our country from people to military to politicians. He must not win.
I'd like to see a truly independent body do a study, and publish the real figures.
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville