Joseph Lyles is one of Key West’s finest and caring persons.
Joseph is the manager of the Hot Tin Roof. A genuine supporter of St. Paul’s church. A man who diligently follows the goings on in the United States and elsewhere. Well read, he is a man of thought.
Also, a friend.
This past Sunday on Facebook, Joseph posted a small article from Liberals Unite. The sources for the post EPI, Bloomberg, and the U.S. Department of Labor.
I share the post with you word for word.
The title America Has Lost Its Promise is mine. The words my reflection of the post contents.
SINCE 1978, THE COST OF:
College tuition has risen by 1,120 percent.
Medical care has increased by 601 percent.
Food has increased by 244 percent.
Shelter has gone up by 380 percent.
MEANWHILE, THE PAYOFFS:
Typical workers rose by just 10 percent.
Minimum wage workers fell by 5.5 percent.
Average CEOs increased by 937 percent.
Short and to the point. The numbers speak for themselves. The most telling from my perspective being workers’ wages rising by only 10 percent.
The post is why Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are so popular.
It is time for the little people to eat again. The rich, banks, and major corporations have gotten/taken more than their fair share. The rich, banks and corporations must move over to make room at the table for others.
I fear America’s Arab Spring may be on its way. The police/black protests and the demonstrators outside Trump rallies an indication of what is to come.
People can be defecated on so long before they stand up and shout…..No more!