but you can't ignore or attempt to destroy the middle class without the repercussions being felt in the upper class. It can't be done.
What a short memory you have. The same experiment was attempted in the 1920's. Didn't work then. Won't work now.
It seems you and the rest of the uber-riche are stuck with the rest of us until you can figure out a way to move to the Moon or Mars or something.
So, after Wall Street made all that lovely money by creating a whole new group of homeless people and the government did nothing to stop them, the trickle up effects begin and the Feds scramble all over themselves to fix the mess the super-rich made for themselves. Once again, they'll attempt to ignore the rest of us and only fix the top layer.
Just TRY building a pyramid without a base and see how far YOU get--