What would you do to help restore the great American middle class in this country?

Growing inequality is hurting our spending power which in turn hurts our businesses because the middle class has no money to spend for them, how do you help us avoid the mistake so many other countries make by having the richest 1 percent have all the money and no middle class because the other 99 percent of the population is poor?

Asked By: BRH - 1/7/2012
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The all-out war on the middle-class in this country began when Reagan (or his handlers, since he had alzheimers) fired the Air Traffic Controllers Union (PATCO) in the 1980s, signaling to greed-driven CEOs nation-wide that they had the green light for getting rid of full-time workers with benefits and then hiring part-... More
Answered By: Armchair Goddess #1 - 1/7/2012
Additional Answers (6)
Reverse what generation outsource has done.
Answered By: Growth vs Oil - 1/7/2012
The first thing I'd do to restore this country is drop all of those snotty politicians salary down to minimum wage. And only after they did some good would they get a raise. They make ridiculously obscene amounts of money for doing nothing but pointing fingers at each other. Maybe if they had to work for their money... More
Answered By: siamvelvet72 - 1/7/2012
Plan B: 40 MPG “Now” would cut your oil consumption in half, your pollution in half... More
Answered By: Jacknewport - 1/7/2012
Start by following the money. Banks have it the middle class don't , business stresses and worries and they call themselves job creators to save money in the firm of tax shelters and loop holes. Close corporate tax loop holes and make then accountable to keep employed people employed before the CEO can make 1200... More
Answered By: themoreitcoststhebetteritis - 1/7/2012
to drill down to reality, you have to understand the causes of economic growth and the lack of them that America has exhibited since the early [by my reckoning] 1980s... More
Answered By: Spock (rhp) - 1/7/2012
Reinstate the High import tarrifs, increase taxes on companies then give tax breaks for each employee in the US.
Answered By: Jacara - 1/7/2012
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