[FoRK] Re: Limeys can't comprehend US tax law? ;-)
<k-elliott at wiu.edu> on
Thu Apr 24 20:38:32 PDT 2008
On Apr 24, 2008, at 5:03 PM, Jeff Bone wrote:
> So this whole discussion is nothing but an anomaly wrapped in a lie,
> dipped in confusion and misunderstanding and then sprinkled with
> "screw the rich."
See, the thing that pisses me off so much, is the rich are already
The chart's really obvious?
1% of the country pays 33% of the bill
5% handles 1/2
by the time you get to the to 50%, the bills all gone.
JESUS!!! How on earth does that translate to "not paying a fair
share"? What percentage _would_ be fair? I'm all for monkeying with
the tax code- the thing could do with one hell of spring cleaning.
But anyone who thinks it needs it because "the rich aren't doing their
part", is officially an idiot...
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