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Today via Twitter:

Blobert Ironside @blobert

Breaking News: American CEO-to-employee pay ratio rises paltry 16% to 373:1 because workers still being paid. #ObamaFailure 8:32 AM – 13 May 2015

From the AFL-CIO:


….America is supposed to be the land of opportunity, a country where hard work and playing by the rules would provide working families a middle-class standard of living. But in recent decades, corporate CEOs have been taking a greater share of the economic pie while workers’ wages have stagnated.

In 2014, CEOs of the S&P 500 Index companies received, on average, $13.5 million in total compensation-an increase of 15.6% from the previous year-according to the AFL-CIO’s analysis of available data….


Meanwhile, pichfork and torch futures are also up…