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Old 18th December 2012, 09:19 AM   #1
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Smile January 2013 CNY Skeptics Meeting

“The Fine Print: Your Pay Shrinks as Monopolies Prosper”

Presentation by David Cay Johnston

Sponsored by CNY Skeptics http://cnyskeptics.org

Time: Monday, January 14, 2013, 7:00 PM

Where: Dewitt Community Library in the Shoppingtown Mall, Dewitt, NY

Event is Free and Open to the Public

Please contact David Harding at 315-636-6533 for more information, or info@cnyskeptics.org

Presentation Summary:

The average income of the bottom 90 percent of Americans has fallen back to the level of 1966 while the top 1 percent of the top 1 percent has seen their incomes grow more than five fold. David Cay Johnston will explain how government policies make this happen while destroying jobs, foster monopolies and risking massive disasters from crumbling pipelines, bridges and dams.

Presenter Bio:

David Cay Johnston is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Free Lunch” (Penguin, 2007) and “Perfectly Legal” (Portfolio, 2003), as well as “10 Excellent Reasons Not to Hate Taxes” (New Press, 2008). His most recent book is, “The Fine Print” (Penguin, 2012). He teaches at Syracuse University after 40 years as an investigative reporter and lives in Rochester. He most recently wrote a column on taxes for Rueters.
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239 miles from me. I don't think I'm gonna be able to make it.
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239 miles from me. I don't think I'm gonna be able to make it.
You're in the 1%. Take your private jet.
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