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…For the poor it consists in sustaining and preserving the wealthy in their power and their laziness. The poor must work for this, in presence of the majestic quality of the law which prohibits the wealthy as well as the poor from sleeping under the bridges, from begging in the streets, and from stealing bread…

The Red Lily, Anatole France

There was a Black Friday riot over waffle irons at an anti-union national chain store:

Yesterday, on the NBC Evening News:

Brian Williams, NBC News: …There’s a lot of worry out there on both sides, consumers and retailers. And for both, really, the problem is paying their bills. So, to get shoppers spending in a tight economy they offer come ons and prices come down. While the so called one percent can maybe wait and do their shopping without price concerns. And the rush to buy for less led to violence…

“…While the so called one percent can maybe wait and do their shopping without price concerns…”

At least he pointed it out. You think he speaks from personal experience?