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Wealth of Mark Zuckerberg:
2009: $2,000,000,000
2021: $117,600,000,000

Wealth of Jeff Bezos:
2009: $6,800,000,000
2021: $192,200,000,000

Wealth of Bill Gates:
2009: $40,000,000,000
2021: $132,400,000,000

Elon Musk's personal wealth increased by a single-day record of $36 billion yesterday. In 2018, Musk paid no federal income tax. Records show he paid $68,000 in 2015 and $65,000 in 2017.

Minimum wage:
2009: $7.25
2021: $7.25

So maybe this is a problem and there's a point to this 'tax the billionaires' idea that's being floated around now?

Just askin'.

Brought to you, Ladies and Gentlemen,by the Brits -- Yes, the same red-coated guys we tossed out in the late 18th century. And not just any ol' Brits but the Daily-Mail-Brits whose "newspaper" (correct twice a day) is ideally suited for wrapping rotten fish -- excelled in the lack of respect department onlyby the NYPost.
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