"There, there it is again - the invisible hand of the marketplace giving us the finger."
A "Trump Bum" sits under the "Trump Tower" sign in New York City.
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"Beg pardon, sir, there is a wolf at the door."
"Who would ever have guessed that there'd be a golden age of debt?"
"Now, no class warfare, O.K.?"
Many cars pass by a group of homeless people living in boxes beside a sign that reads: "If you lived here you'd already be home now."
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"Yes, we're a charity tackling skyrocketing income inequality, but we're also a charity that should be saying 'I love my billionaire finder.'"
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"A year ago, that could have been me."
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"I propose a drinking game-each time Obama says 'income inequality' let's swig a glass of Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru '88."
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"I have my pants put on one leg at a time."
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"Maybe we're not the salt of the earth, but we're the salt of the Upper East Side."
"Ed's security blanket. Two hundred and twenty acres!"
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Amputee watches wealthy man who has a spare set of legs.
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Not As Well Off As Our Parents Were At Our Age.
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"It takes thirty seven facial muscles to frown and only one million dollars to smile."
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"Is this it? Are we going to spend the rest of our lives flailing around in the growing gap between rich and poor?"
"So, even after we've bought us a new car, our lives remain fundamentally unchanged."
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"I suppose one could say it favors the rich, but, on the other hand, it's a great incentive for everyone to make two hundred grand a year."
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"The gap between the rich and poor, … how can we increase it?"
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"It's like this. If the rich have money, they invest. If the poor have money, they eat."
A confused-looking cleaner at a bank sweeps up bills from the floor.
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"We are not amused, Kupperman."
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Two ATMs sit side by side; one is labeled "Cash" while the other is labeled "Power".
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