Source: The Daily Mail
quote: Rich and poor alike.
quote: At some point you have to make exceptions so that the system makes rational sense.
quote: But the problem is spending. WTF will it take to reduce federal spending. I feel like our govt. is a shopping addict with a dead end job that has only so much income and 400,000 dollars in credit card debt and its increasing by 20 grand every month. Instead of stopping spending and figuring out what to cut they are off buying more crap they dont need every day, increasing hte monthly output to 30 grand as if that will help.
quote: Its jsut this simple,they make more, they benefit more from the American financial system and should pay more.
quote: Yes, they do. Especially from the military.
quote: Someone here at Anandtech had a great tagline years ago. It went something like this.... "You don't see alot of wealthy people clammoring to become poor to take advantage of the tax benefits" Makes alot of sense to me.
quote: Where is the "massive spending cuts" party?
quote: that the top 10% earners pay 70% of the total tax burden