POOR THRIVING, cont.
"Whenever you hear that the top 20 percent of household
incomes receive almost half of all income, what is really meant
is that the top 20 percent produce almost 50 percent of all
"Many pundits and analysts sift
through the data to find inequalities in income ... [and] usually
suggest some new government program or tax that is destructive of
human freedom and prosperity."
"Instead they should recognize the many ways in which governments
hold people down - in the United States and elsewhere - and figure
out how to end those oppressive measures."