HALL OF SHAME: a failure to meet your own standards
MORE PIGS AT THE TROUGH Johann Wagener 3-16-13
you make $33,500 a year, you are among the richest 5% in
the world. There are 6.2 billion people less wealthy than you.
In the U.S.A., however, your not even "average."
The median household income in the United
States, as per the conducted surveys is around $46,000 per year. Now, talking
more about the household income, only 17% of the total population
actually makes in excess of $110,000 per year.
In 1980, the world's poorest
10 percent lived on the equivalent of 72 cents a day or less. Accounting for
inflation, by 1999 they were trying to live on only 58 cents a day. Between
1980 and 1999, the median income in the richest 10% of countries grew from 77
times that of the poorest 10% to a gap of 122 times.