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    Quote Originally Posted by PBSteve View Post
    I don?t have the energy for a long response and discussion with you right now, but my point is that from healthcare, to housing, to employment, to retirement, a significant portion of middle-class entitlements come at the expense of the working class.

    The Petite bourgeoisie has always used the State to create their wealth.

    https://www.statista.com/statistics/...ons-by-income/

    https://www.taxpolicycenter.org/brie...insurance-work

    https://www.strongtowns.org/the-growth-ponzi-scheme

    Just to get you started.
    the middle class is the working class.

    do you mean the poor? or a more capitalist palatable term "the working poor"
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    Quote Originally Posted by cockerpunk View Post
    so just to be sure, you are in favor of killing the middle class so we will have the working poor (incomes up to maybe 50k/year), and then the rich (incomes above 250k), and no one in between? cause thats what "killing the middle class means. it means all of this *waves hands around* is gone. it means next stop, feudalism.
    Using your definition of middle class, annual income 50k-250k, and Wikipedia?s definition for working class:

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    When used non-academically in the United States, however, it often refers to a section of society dependent on physical labour, especially when compensated with an hourly wage (for certain types of science, as well as journalistic or political analysis). For example, the working class is loosely defined as those without college degrees.[4] Working-class occupations are then categorized into four groups: unskilled labourers, artisans, outworkers, and factory workers.[5][page needed]
    Quote Originally Posted by cockerpunk View Post
    the middle class is the working class.

    do you mean the poor? or a more capitalist palatable term "the working poor"
    Whatever you want to call the people who make the middle class the "middle".
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