Return of the Gilded Age*"Here's a truism: The wealthiest 1 percent have never had it so good.
"According to government figures, 1 percenters' share of America's total income is the highest it's been since 1929, and their tax rates are the lowest they've faced in two decades."
Read David Sirota's column here.
* The term "Gilded Age" was coined by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner in their 1873 book, The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today. It refers to a time known for extravagant displays of wealth and excess of America's upper-class