Obama said on 9/22/2011 "To pay the same tax rate as a plumber or a teacher is class warfare, then you know what? I, I, I, I, I'm, I'm a warrior for the middle class. I'm happy to fight for the middle class," Obama: I'm A Class Warrior | RealClearPolitics What is the tax rate for a plumber? 6.3%. That's what an average plumber paid making $50,000 in 2008 (see below...) What did 321,294 returns that earned over $1 million pay in taxes in 2008??? On $1.068 trillion income after deductions these evil millionaires (Obama's one!! and billionaires") paid $249 billion --- 23%!!! Is 23% what "millionaires" paid MORE then 6.3% that plumbers paid? Just take some time and read below the FACTS. Just plain out and out LIE!!! Well according to this Obama Government web site : Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters total plumbers: 358,790 and they make up work force: 1.2 % Plumbers mean hourly wage: $24.21 Plumbers Mean annual wage $50,360 According to the IRS: SOI Tax Stats - Individual Statistical Tables by Size of Adjusted Gross Income For adjusted gross income reported $40,000 under $50,000 Total returns 11,087,123 Total TAXABLE returns meaning they had to pay taxes: 9,308,560 Average Adjusted taxable income: $28,465...(deductions,donations..etc...) Total TAXES PAID per return $2,832.26 or a TAXABLE RATE OF 6.3% Average plumber gross of $50,000 paid tax rate of 6.3% Obama one of those evil "MILLIONAIRES" 2010 TAX return!!! Obama's 2010 Tax return Adjusted gross income $1,728,096 taking (LOOPHOLES,DEDUCTIONS bad bad evil!!!) Donations $245,075 14.18% Federal taxes paid $453,770 26.26% of gross income after Obama a Millionaire whining about "TAX loopholes for millionaires..(himself!) OBAMA took 14% deduction for donations and cut HIS tax bill to 26% of his income! Meanwhile he couldn't find enough money to send his brother that lives in a $12/yr hut!!!