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11 Things the Wealthiest Americans Can Buy for the U.S

11 THINGS THE WEALTHIEST AMERICANS COULD BUY FOR THE U.S. THAT MOST FAMILIES CAN'T AFFORD FOR THEMSELVES Collectively, the richest 400 households in the U.S. own $1.37 trillion dollars; a number so high it's nearly impossible to comprehend. To help put it in perspective, here's 11 things that their combined wealth-$1.37 trillion-could buy. A NEW CAR for every family in the U.S. Fill up every U.S. driver's tank with GAS- and keep it full for 3 1/2 years. Pay off everySTUDENT LOAN for every single student in the U.S. Pay off ALL CREDIT CARD DEBT for every single person in the U.S. CREDIT MORTGAGE PAYMENTS for every homeowner in the U.S. for 14 months. RENT for every tenant in the U.S. for three years. FOR RENT FORECLOSED All FORECLOSED HOMES in 2007 and 2008. The ANNUAL SALARIES of 19 million families for one year. +$ AS10,000 BONUS to every single worker in the country. TRIPLE the TEACHERS in the U.S. and then provide each teacher in the U.S. a $30,000 RAISE. +$ Replace 70% of the MONEY lost in Great Recession of 2008. UNITED FAIR E ECONOMY. Learn more and view sources at www.faireconomy.org. %24

11 Things the Wealthiest Americans Can Buy for the U.S

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This infographic shows that the richest families in the United States collective own 1.37 trillion dollars. To put this in perspective they show what these families can buy for the United States to re...

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