The richest 1 percent captured an unimaginable 121 percent of all income growth in 2009 and 2010, coming out of the Great Recession. They pocketed all of the growth in income, while 99 percent of Americans actually lost ground. That trend is likely to get worse rather than better. ...vandenHeuvel, WaPoShhhh. We don't want a lot of people to know this. So we're drawing attention to this great distraction called the "sequester" instead. Get it?