Originally Posted by banyon
The government is accumulating the wealth? What agency? Where is it?
The IRS collects it (and the Treasury Department borrows an additional amount). The vast bureaucracy skims off a huge chunk of it. A large amount is given to a class of politically favored individuals and businesses (often campaign contributors). What's left trickles down to those in need.
“[Cruz] might not be the most fun to have a drink at the bar with, but America needs a designated driver.” - Mica Mosbacher, wife of the late Robert Mosbacher, Secretary of Commerce