Gee, I wonder why so many who actually study these matters say the rich ARE getting richer.
At this time the US has the greatest income inequality since the 1920s, you know, that period just before the Great Depression - when things were going so great.While the top 1 percent of income earners took home 93 percent of the growth in incomes in 2010, the households in the middle — who are most likely to spend their incomes rather than save them and who are, in a sense, the true job creators — have lower household incomes, adjusted for inflation, than they did in 1996.
“And I have no doubt that every new example will succeed, as every past one has done, in shewing that religion & Govt will both exist in greater purity, the less they are mixed together.”
~ James Madison, letter to Edward Livingston, July 10, 1822
our government is bought by faction/special interest, because the checks and balances to stop that special interest are gone, removed by the government, allowing them more power, and more opportunity for corruption.
Anti-Democracy advocate, Mixed government is the only good government
THE second point to be examined is, whether the [constitutional ]convention were authorized to frame and propose this mixed Constitution.