Which of the following statements about income distribution in the United States is NOT true?
A) In recent decades, the rich have gotten richer.
B) In recent decades, the middle class has grown.
C) In recent decades, the poor have remained poor.
D) The top 10 percent of American earners account for almost half of all American income.
E) The top one percent of American earners receive a higher percentage of the nation's total income than do the bottom 50 percent of American earners.