December 17, 2013
Trickle-Up Economics

Is this a great country or what?

Almost a third of the country’s half-million bank tellers rely on some form of public assistance to get by, according to a report due out Wednesday.

Researchers say taxpayers are doling out nearly $900 million a year to supplement the wages of bank tellers, which amounts to a public subsidy for multibillion-dollar banks. The workers collect $105 million in food stamps, $250 million through the earned income tax credit and $534 million by way of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, according to the University of California at Berkeley’s Labor Center…


Posted by Jerome Doolittle at December 17, 2013 06:32 PM
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The poor should support the rich. It's only right.

Besides, anything else is class warfare.

Very crankily yours,
The New York Crank

Posted by: New York Crank on December 20, 2013 10:11 PM
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