Fairness and Efficiency in Taxation

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    Jeffrey Sachs: Fairness and Efficiency in Taxation



    Why do the wingnuts in this fucking board still supporting tax cuts for the rich and not more tax cuts for themselves since supporting tax cuts for the former isn't going to get them any more wealth?
     
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    But how is a tax hike on the rich "fair"?

    The richer you are, the higher % of taxes you contribute. The bottom 50% of Americans pay only 2%, yes TWO PERCENT of federal taxes. The top 20% of earners pay over 80% of all the damn taxes!!! Those are IRS numbers!!!!

    If you want "fair" taxation, then the rich would be paying a lot less, and you and I would be paying a helluva lot more. The only "fair" tax would be a flat %, like 15% for everyone, of all incomes, so we all pay the exact same % of income. That would be "fair" right? But the % are severely skewed, to where the more you earn, the far higher $$ amount you pay.
     
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    Isn't it telling that when Liberals talk about taxing the rich they never mean their fellow liberals. How many of Obama's appointees had failed to pay their taxes? And not a thing was done about it.
     
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    Your post is a pack of lies. All the figures I have seen show incomes for the middle class have increased.

    Why do liberal turds post unsourced lies and expect everyone to believe them?
     
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    Three possible motivations:

    1. they believe they're right
    2. They're rich enough to know that these policies work for THEM
    3. They're paid to post this ring wing blather on places like these.
     

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