Insurers get the money even if they don't get to keep it all
Because of the health care law, "by 2017, we will be funneling over $100 billion annually to private insurance companies."
Not any names you've heard of
"Not a single banker, a CEO from Wall Street, anyone from corporate America — nobody, (there was) not one arrest of any of these people who brought down the economy in 2008."
Trend predates the Gipper
During the Reagan era, while productivity increased, "wages for working people remained frozen."
Top rate, yes; but overall rate fell just 11 percent
During the Reagan era, "the richest Americans had their top income tax rate cut in half."
Marginal tax rate for the richest was 90 percent in the 1950s
In the 1950s, "A lot of people got rich — and they had to pay a top tax rate of 90 percent."
Correct, depending on what formula you use
"The richest 1 percent have more financial wealth than the bottom 95 percent combined."
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