You Are the “Ninety-Nine Percent” if…
You are the Ninety-Nine Percent if…
*You get up five days a week and head off to a regular job.
*You go to sleep at night wondering if you’ll be able to afford to send your kids to college.
*The number of digits in your annual income can be counted on one hand.
*Your health care is too expensive for you, though you have it or not.
* Your a small business owner and you struggle to provide health care insurance for your employees.
*You are unemployed and living off of your unemployment insurance.
*You have used up all of your unemployment insurance and are now depending on charity to support you and your family.
* Your home is in foreclosure because you can’t make the mortgage payments.
* Losing your job would make it difficult for you and your family.
*A major health crisis in your family might make you have to take out a second mortgage on your home.
*Republican politicians don’t care about you unless there’s an election coming up real soon.
*Republican politicians don’t call you a “Job Creator”.
*You will need to include your Social Security payments when you retire, to keep up your living standards that you have now.
*You work holidays instead of spending it with family and loved ones because you can use the extra money.
*Your employer decides how much money you make.
*Your employer decides if you should have a job or not.
*You shop at Wal-Mart because you need the savings.
*You work at Wal-Mart.
*You have an installment plan to pay off a medical bill.
*You understand what it feels like to be hungry; not because you’re on a diet, but because you can’t afford food.
*You get turned down for a small loan from a bank even though you always pay your bills.
*A 25 cents an hour raise gets you excited.
*And, you’re not a Republican politician.
Next week – “You Are the One Percent if…”