Originally Posted by Loneiguana
I notice the Economic Policy Institute on there, since you posted this I assume you trust them?
Okay, let's look at what they actually say about gains over the decades, instead of a chart that says "Estimated":
Here is the address that goes right to the EPI page.
And I know you will have trouble understanding this next part, since I'm not a talk radio host, but this is what your entire thread was started over. Where do you think the money is going?
When the average household income goes down, that money doesn't disappear, it doesn't leave the system, it is going to someone else.
Thats always going to be true. The "poor" will always be poor...if they cease being poor, they join the middle class or the wealthy. You discuss this as if we are talking about closed sets.