Sidebar: This Wall Street "crisis" is just like a dope deal
Let's say you're a pot dealer in a college town.
You have an unlimited supply of low-grade pot that you sell for $100 an ounce
But then they announce that the Rolling Stones are playing a surprise concert in 3 days.
First thing you do is raise your prices to $400 because you know the
demand for pot
But once the concert is over, people get home and they see that they
have a half-ounce
MEANWHILE, you have made $100,000 profit and you love it!
But the people are angry that you charged them $400 for $100 pot so
they lobby congress to
The super-rich made gazillions from the housing boom and they want
to keep it.
If Obama wins, he's promised to raise taxes oin the super-rich and that's a good thing.
Don't you wish YOU were super-rich and all you had to do in life was
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