Obama said: "I reject the idea that asking a hedge fund manager to pay the same tax rate as a plumber or a teacher is class warfare." A plumber making an average of $50,000 paid 5.6% of income in taxes! A teacher making an average of $52,000 paid 9.2% of income in taxes! Obama PAID on his $1.7 million income 26%! So why the LIE??? Proof? I am asking all of you READ the REALITY and NOT the RHETORIC! Directly from the IRS tax analysis.. Source::http://www.irs.gov/taxstats/indtaxstats/article/0,,id=96981,00.html#_grp1 Plumbers average $50,000 a year and the average taxes PAID owed by 11 million returns was $2,832 a TAXABLE RATE OF 5.6% Teachers ave. $54,330 and paid average tax of $4,826 or 9.2% Obama's 2010 Tax return Obama's Adjusted gross income $1,728,096 Tax LOOPHOLE DEDUCTIONS - Donations 245,075 14.18% of his income. Federal taxes paid 453,770 26.26% of gross income OBAMA TAX payment shows HE paid like the WALL STREET HEDGE fund mgrs nearly 3 times what teachers and near 5 times the taxes of plumbers! So why the LIES Obama? Your own TAXES show you are lying!!!