Bernie Sanders of Vermont. "They are angry that
the middle class is collapsing because of the
Wall Street-caused recession, they are angry that
unemployment is sky high, that 50 million people
lack health insurance, and that working families
can’t afford college for their kids.
"The top 1% of America owns 40% of the wealth
in America. The bottom 60% owns less than 2%
of the wealth in America – and the bottom 40% owns
less than 3-tenths of 1% of the wealth in America!
Between 2009 and 2010, 93% of all new income
went to the top 1%, while the bottom 99% earned
the remaining 7%.
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