Many of us would like to take our families to see the Nutcracker for Christmas, but it will be questionable if those who have their salaries frozen or canceled are as likely to be able to afford it as those who have had their profits quadrupled or whatever 275 % more is in this economy will know they can do as much as the kings of old.

from 1979 to 2007 shows that average income for the top 1 percent “grew by 275 percent between 1979 and 2007