The Rich Get Richer…

Bill is back and he has been saving up.

The On Deck Circle

Word is that the Nationals have signed free agent pitcher Max Scherzer to a seven-year deal.  Scherzer joins Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmerman, Doug Fister and Tanner Roark in an unbelievable rotation.  It wouldn’t be a surprise if the Nationals win a hundred games in 2015.  They led the N.L. with 96 wins last year, and that was with Bryce Harper missing 62 games, and Ryan Zimmerman missing 101 games.  Adding Scherzer to this squad is akin to cutting Mitt Romney’s capital gains tax by another 10%.  The rich just got richer.

Meanwhile, in case you missed it, the world’s richest 85 people now have as much wealth as the world’s poorest 3.5 billion. Oxfam now estimates that by next year, the richest 1% will own about 50% of the world’s wealth.  Currently in the U.S., the bottom 90% of American families average wealth is exactly the same as it…

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  2 comments for “The Rich Get Richer…

  1. January 20, 2015 at 4:58 AM

    Well, thanks so much for re-blogging this. Much appreciated.

    • January 20, 2015 at 7:32 AM

      No problem, Bill. This post reminded me of a guy that I used to work with—his name was Will, but we called him, Won’t. anyway, Won’t used to read the Sports section of the newspaper as a predictor of the business climate between Labor and Management. There are a lot of parallels if you relax and look close.

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