Re: Free-Markets: Extro-Nazi's or Extro-Saints?

Dan Fabulich (
Wed, 10 Sep 1997 10:01:13 -0400

At 08:17 PM 9/10/97 -0400, wrote:
>In a message dated 97-09-10 18:41:54 EDT, you write:
>> The easiest way to "explain" that is to point out that it's bullshit.
>> Life has never been better. Health has never been better. The poor
>> have never been as rich as...
>Please, I hate to enter into it with you, because I know who i am arguing
>with, but how can someone be poor AND rich at the same time?

Those people who make the lowest income in relation to everyone else are
the "poor." If everyone's income increases, they remain the "poor," but
they have still grown richer in relation to the poverty line, inflation

So today's poor are richer than yesterday's poor. That's the point.