We are beginning to look a lot like Mexico
Last updated 1/24/2008 at Noon
Letter-writer Glen Holzhausen and I seldom have common views, so I was pleased to read his corroboration of my point that societies, such as Mexico, that protect monopolies of their hyper-rich do so at the expense of the middle class and working poor.
Back in the golden era of the US middle class, 1945 to 1980, our own government fostered a strong middle class through its tax structure, economic assistance and development, the great GI Bill and laws that kept corporate abuses in check.
The extreme wealth divide found in Mexico is now found in our own country, having rapidly accelerated in...