《 华盛顿邮报》详细公布了“回应政治中心”有关美国参议院,众议院两院所有议员2010年的资产净值，当年,共有9名议员的资产过亿，最富有的,是加州众议员达雷尔伊萨，他的身家,约为4.48亿美元；其次,是德州众议员迈克尔麦科考，身家3.8亿。其余,依次为众议员哈曼3.26亿、参议员约翰克里2.31亿、参议员华纳1.92亿、参议员科尔1.73亿、众议员珀利斯1.43亿美元、众议员布查南1.36亿 、前众议院议长佩洛西的身家,达到了1.01亿。
Members of the United States nearly half of millionaires (2011-12-29, Washington, DC)
United States’ occupation of Wall Street “campaign directed at bankers and other protesters will be 1% of rich people;
Another group – the United States Congress, among them, nearly half of millionaires, which makes the U.S. Congress has become “rich man’s club.”
“The New York Times” and “Washington Post” were quoted funds that tracks political trends in the non-profit research institutions “to respond to the political center,” the data, the U.S. Congress to analyze the financial situation, come to the American public and Congress on their behalf Members growing gap between rich and poor.
“The New York Times’ analysis based on the above data that, in a total of more than 530 members of Congress, there are 250 members with assets of over one million U.S. dollars, accounting for nearly half the total number of members of Congress, lawmakers, the average median net worth reached $ 913,000 ; ordinary Americans, the average median wealth of only about $ 100,000.
“Washington Post” published a detailed “response to the political center,” the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, all members of both houses of the net assets in 2010, the year, nine members of the billions of dollars of assets, the richest, California Congressman Darrell Isa, his net worth is about $ 448 million; Secondly, the Texas Congressman Mike Ermai expedition, net worth of 380 million. Rest, followed by Rep. Harman 326 million, 231 million Senator John Kerry, Senator Warner 192 million, 173 million Senator Kohl, Congressman Po Lisi $ 143 million, 136 million Rep. Buchanan, Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s net worth, reaching 101 million.
Tellingly, the current U.S. economic downturn, people increasingly shrinking pockets; the wealth of members of Congress, “Adversity and up.”
“Off the New York Times” quoted “Moody’s analysis of” adjusted for inflation data show that from 2004 to 2010, members of Congress, the average net assets increased by 15%; all Americans, the average net assets shrink by 8%.
Not all members of Congress are very rich, the data show that in 2010, 29 deputies and one senator as “negative equity”, they are in “debt” status, which is the poorest of the Florida House of Representatives He Siting Sri Lanka, its assets, a negative 4.73 million.
United Nations Headquarters in New York, 28 lowered to half, as the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il mast.
United Nations Headquarters Secretariat building in New York in front of the light blue United Nations flag lowered to half day, while the 193 flags of Member States did not rise.
United Nations Office at Geneva, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, World Intellectual Property Organization, the International Telecommunication Union and other UN system agencies, on the same day, lowered to half mast.
1947 promulgated the “United Nations Flag Code and rule” provides that when the case of Member States, the death of the Heads of State or Government or official funeral, the United Nations headquarters, the United Nations Office at Geneva and the UN offices in the Member States are to be half-mast.
Kim’s funeral, 28, held in Pyongyang.
19 Korean Central News Agency reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, 17, passed away.
Previously, the 66th UN General Assembly, held 22 plenary in front, by convention, held in silence for Kim; this Council is not currently hold a similar ceremony.
United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Migiro, United Nations system on behalf of 20 North Korean Permanent Mission to offer condolences to Kim Jong Il.
Earlier UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has issued a statement to the national mourning in sympathy among the Korean people. Statement reiterated the Korean Peninsula’s commitment to peace and security, and that the United Nations system will continue to help the Korean people.