from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or being the wealthiest.
- adj. Containing the richest ingredients: superrich chocolate ice cream.
- n. The most wealthy people considered as a group or class. Often used with the: Only the superrich are able to afford trips to that resort.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Extremely rich.
- n. Alternative spelling of super-rich.
Not the "$64 question" of the old radio days; no, in superrich America in its supercentury, it was time for The $64,000 Question.
During the transition, a few of us might end up being "superrich," rather than wealth being redistributed widely, but this is a necessary short-term cost.
When they first introduced income tax to this country, they promise that the tax would only be used to tax the "superrich".
Imagine a parallel universe where the Great Crash of 2008 was followed by a Tea Party of a very different kind, with members demonstrating to demand the government finally regulate the behavior of corporations and the superrich.
Enraged citizens gather in every city, week after week -- to demand the government finally regulate the behavior of corporations and the superrich, and force them to start paying taxes.
Why are people staying in their homes watching their flat-screens while our politicians strip away services so they can fatten the superrich even more?
GDMODE wrote, I'm well on my way to being #superrich because I'm saving so many precious and innocent animals by not eating meat!
He increased spending on job programs, continued to pound the "economic royalists" for subverting the economy, and attacked auto and steel giants and the superrich "Sixty Families" for doing everything to stymie the recovery.
Jacob Hacker of Yale and Paul Pierson of the University of California, Berkeley argue that over the last generation, more and more of the rewards of growth have gone to the rich and superrich.
The debate over Republicans' insistence on continued tax breaks for the superrich and the corporations they run should come to a screeching halt with the report in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal headlined "Big U.S. Firms Shift Hiring Abroad."
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