Occasional blogging, mostly of the long-form variety.

Friday, December 10, 2010

The Rich and Wealthy (Now in Video!)

Here are three rather different approaches to explaining how the game just ain't the same for the rich and wealthy. First up, some animation (from October 2004) by Lee Arnold explaining "The Bush Tax Cuts." (Via Linda Beale of ataxingmatter and Angry Bear.)



Next up, via David Dayen, here's Al Franken's floor speech from last week on tax cuts, unemployment and wealth:



Finally, Chris Rock explains the difference between being "rich" and having "wealth" (NSFW):

1 comment:

Paul Wartenberg said...

There's only one reason why a vast majority of Americans are not rioting in the streets about the income inequality.

We can't afford the lawyers or bail to keep us out of jail.

Sigh.