Both sides use the term “class warfare.” After that alarm is raised, neither side listens to the other’s argument.
In a democracy, if you lose the vote, you should respect the result. A difference of opinion on this issue seems to be the crux of the US government’s paralysis. (more)
Sometimes big government is better than small government, as when the smaller, more local government protects its ruling citizens more than its newer citizens.
This makes the terrorists a useful ally in sitting Arab governments. These governments fear that the economic frustration will be properly focused against them.