"Politics is the entertainment branch of industry." - Frank Zappa * Democrats and Republicans are two wings of the same party.
GOING UP !
Top 1% share of total income
Income gap between rich and poor
Foreign debt as a percent of GDP
Age at which one can receive Social Security
Consumer credit debt
Severe poverty rate
GOING DOWN !
Real manufacturing wages
Percent of single women and mothers in the workforce
The bottom 40%'s share of national wealth
Older families with pensions.
Workers covered by defined benefit pensions.
The savings rate
US manufacturing jobs
Dissenter labeled terrorist/traitor
Leaders benefit from wars/disasters
Use of propaganda/lies & partisan mass-media
Claims that War is needed for everchanging false reasons
Curtailed/suspended civil rights/liberties
Stealthily expands int'nl influence/power
Legislation to defy Constitution
BTW, have you noticed that the good guys always win except on the news ?