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 ...