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As should be apparent by now, the "job creators" only create jobs when the vast middle and lower economic classes have money to buy their products and services. The ever-growing concentration of wealth into the hands of an ever-shrinking minority is ultimately bad for everyone.
I'm not sure what the entire answer is; I certainly don't favor a communist-style redistribution of wealth. I do believe that greater unionization of the private workforce and elimination of any tax incentive for moving jobs and capital out of the country would help.
Salt Lake City