Giovanni Basque, Columbia, S.C.
The middle class proportionally pays the most tax and reaps the least reward. We have become prisoners to our careers and lifestyles. We often think we are accomplishing something until we wake up one day and realize the delusion that the treadmill of middle class America has painted on our psyche.
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