This Article is About
bank robber
rocket science
necessary funds
bum
venue
desire
brain
paris
truth
job
money
Where Are The Lobbyist For The Middle And Poor Class
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

On any given business day, if someone walks into a bank to conduct business and do not possess any money or capital, they will be immediately escorted out and labeled a bum or vagrant. A bank is about money and if you fail to have any, it would behoove you to stay away. Otherwise, you may be arrested for being a possible bank robber. Simply put, if you fail to possess huge amounts of wealth, you become a threat to those who have wealth.

If you have a desire to take your family on a vacation to Paris and do not possess the necessary funds, it would behoove you to stay away from the airport. Otherwise, you may be perceived to be a terrorist and subsequently arrested. Identify a venue or scenario wherein large amounts of money are required and you are welcomed if you do not have any. Now a day, you cannot even go to church without money.

My fellow Americans, what I am about to say will be interrupted as me being jealous or envious of the wealthy. If you believe that is the case in this matter, nothing could be further from the truth.

From all the information and data I have gleaned, approximately 1% of our population controls most of the wealth in this country. Observing present trends, that 1% is doing everything in their power to ensure the middle and poor class is left with nothing. For example, reduce taxes for the wealthy and reduce benefits for the middle and poor class. It should not take rocket science to conclude that if every aspect of our society is in a reduce mode, it will be impossible for our country to thrive.

I have heard the argument wherein we are led to believe the poor are just lazy and want something for nothing. In come cases, I must agree with that assessment. However, many among us are brain washed into believing that concept by the wealthy. If you believe that, answer this question. If you have a grown son or daughter who lives with you, is unemployed due to the job shortage and keeps a dirty room, would you burn down the house just to prove a point to him/her?

Most every nation in this world is challenged by some financial situation, is it correct to conclude that they are all just lazy. If this country is to survive, our mindset must be adjusted.

The main thrust of this article is to alert everyone to the fact that we are on the verge of losing our country as we know it. We are becoming just two entities; the rich and the poor. The data clearly shows the wealthy is becoming richer while the middle class and the are becoming poorer.

To prove my point, look no further than the impending presidential election. It is estimated that several billion dollars will be spent to elect a president. Think of that for a moment and review the first paragraph in this article. Sure, the United State Supreme Court has ruled an individual can contribute any amount of money they want to support their favorite candidate without identifying himself or herself or how much they spend. By the way, which opens the gates for our elections to be manipulated or influenced by foreign entities.

Back to my first paragraph. If you do not possess any money or wealth to compete with the huge amounts of money being donated. Where do you think you stand in the big scheme of things? Look at it this way. If you purchase an item with your hard earned money, you want it to work for your benefit. With the wealthy donating/giving all this money, do you think they are doing this to benefit the middle and poor class?

We have all heard the saying that money talks. This election is a clear example of that. Unfortunately, if you have no money, you have no voice. Does it have to be that way? No, because the middle and poor class greatly out number the wealthy.

However, I am sad to say that we will continue to buy into the talking points of the wealthy. After all, they own most of the media and newspaper outlets and will continue to feed us with their bull. The saddest part is the fact that many among us will believe it just because the television told us so. Many will continue to support their own demise by voting against their own interest.

I just wish I could make an appointment to speak with the lobbyist for the middle and poor class.


Street Talk

Sherry B.  

Great article! It's very sad how blind people are towards what is happening to our country...they see something on the news and without even questioning it, they believe it to be the truth.

Reply
  about 6 years ago

There must be some rich lobbyist that wants to make points in heaven by being a lobbyist for free for the poor, elderly, middle class and disabled! Or maybe a coalition of spiritual leaders? Someone has to care. The Middle Class is too big to fail. Hasn't anyone figured that out? (Who will the bank charge fees to? Who will the tea party have to tell their Grim Tales too? Who will pay the taxes?)

Reply
  about 7 years ago

I am right with you on this, and I share every concern you have brought up. I just wrote an article myself on this very topic, and the solution is a ground up rebuild of this country.

Reply
  about 7 years ago
You May Also Like
Real Time GPS Vehicle Tracking
In January 2012, LiveViewGPS announced its new GPS tracking device, the Live Trac EZ GPS Vehicle Tracker. This device is simply plugged into a connector that is called Data Link Connector (DLC). DLC is located under the dash of most cars manufactured and sold in the U.S.. Through DLC auto…
By: Taka in  Automotive   Jan 15, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

An Activity; Not Rocket Science
We can spend a lifetime looking at all the options that are open to us and yet remain where we were when we started looking. This is one of the dangers of educating ourselves beyond our practical requirements. There simply comes a time when knowledge must give way to activity,…
By: David Fairley in  Writing and Speaking  >  Writing   Nov 05, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Midriff stomach Fat Loss Isn't Rocket Science
Losing weight is not as easy as some people make it out to be. The midriff fat bulge is usually the first signs of being overweight. It takes some fortitude and a strong willed mind but midriff stomach fat loss isn't rocket science.A diet program that specifies fat burning will…
By: Gene in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Jun 21, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Learn From the Past, Live In the Present And Plan for the Future
Did you know that dwelling on things that have happened in your past can stop you from enjoying each day to the full? I expect you do. Did you know that it could also make you ill? I expect you know that too. And why wouldn’t you? If it’s not…
By: BIS_Coach in  Self Improvement  >  Positive Attitude   Mar 29, 2012  
3
  Likes: 1

A Big Life Lesson
Some learnings in life are so important that everyone should know them. It should be basic knowledge passed down through the generations, taught in school and reinforced in the work place. A life lesson that is so big it must be acknowledged and respected. This knowledge, while not rocket science,…
By: Heather Bradford in  Self Improvement  >  Positive Attitude   Feb 25, 2012  
7
  Likes: 3

My Internet Marketing Quest
Am I really that gullible to believe what they tell me. I know there has to be some kind of way to make money online without having to spend anymore then I already have. I have purchased a few items but they don’t seem to help. Well maybe it’s just…
By: Julie Larralde in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Jul 10, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Don’t Panic - 4 Awesome Tips To Get Back With Your Girlfriend
If your girlfriend just broke up with you, your heart is aching. You're thinking about all of the things that could have been done differently. But before you let emotions take over, stop and take a deep breath. Don’t lose your mind. You have every chance of getting back with…
By: Lucas Heart in  Relationships  >  Conflict   May 05, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

How to Pay Off Debt
Would you truly like to pay off your debt? Or even lower it? Well, if that is the case, the free advise I offer you today is not rocket science. I will be quite frank with you. The only way to pay off the debt you have accumulated is to…
By: Scott Oberholser in  Finance  >  Debt Relief   Sep 26, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Why Men Pull Away From Commitment And Marriage
Face it; you’re one of the millions of women that men pull away from. If you weren’t, you wouldn’t be on this page trying to find out why men pull away. Don’t feel embarrassed, you’re not alone, and though tons of women have this problem, they will hardly ever tell…
By: saytue sayewhat in  Relationships  >  Marriage   Aug 13, 2013  
12
  Likes: 9

How Hard Is It To Win Your Love Back - It Takes Work
It's not that difficult to win your love back, but it will take some work. Just like anything else, if you truly want it you will work for it. When you're in love, it is not easy to let the one you love go away easily. Trust me I totally…
By: Saytue Saye1 in  Relationships  >  Love   Oct 08, 2011  
0
  Likes: 2

Questions To Ask Before Purchasing A Firearm
I usually only discuss non-lethal forms of self defense, but today I am going to throw you a little curve ball. The article before you will give you the questions that you need to ask yourself before making the decision to buy a firearm for self defense. Most people feel…
By: TJ Sands in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   May 23, 2011  
1
  Likes: 3

Earn Money Simply From Home
I want to talk to you about how to earn money simply from home. A lot of people today find it tough to live comfortably with the current wage they earn. Most of these people will barely work 40 hours a week leaving hundreds of free hours to do more…
By: Brad in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Internet Marketing   Sep 13, 2011  
0
  Likes: 2

How To Get My Ex Back: Tips To Heal Relationships
Do you feel that your love-life has died an uncelebrated death? Sex is an occasion? Communication has become strained and infrequent. Does “I love you” seem to come out of you mouth in an unconvincing manner? Are the two of you going about life as if you are strangers passing…
By: Ivan Kukard in  Relationships  >  Reconnecting   Jul 28, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Ex Wants To Get Back Together - Dont Mess It Up
When your ex wants to get back together, you have to understand that it just takes one time to mess up. And if you do not want to mess up your chances of getting back with your ex, then listen up! How to stay in a happy relationship is not…
By: Saytue Saye1 in  Relationships   Sep 03, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Gone Fishing
What a beautiful message to leave someone. I will now be able to leave all of my troubles behind for a few hours. If you ever see those words associated with me, do not try to call or contact me in any way. I do believe that the world will…
By:  in  Self Improvement   Mar 19, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

Article Views: 1499    Report this Article