Your are a mindless fuckwad. Every single thing posted above is false. You think higher taxes results in less poverty, good housing, less crime and a worse infrastructure? Did you mother use heroin when she was pregnant with you? Like most libs, reality doesn't matter to you; you just advocated the exact opposite of what would happen. The very rich will be very rich no matter what. Libs in this country think a couple making 250k is very rich. Taxing them will do nothing to help the economy. Poor people don't pay taxes. So who benefits? Middle class people who don't get govenment assistance? The unemployed? Think before you write moron. As noted in another thread, the US is 16 trillion+ in the hole. If every American making 10 million+ had their entire income confiscated, the result would be 240 billion dollars. Get a calculator and figure out how much 240 billion would plug a 16 trillion dollar deficit.
Try reading a book or picking up a newspaper. Higher taxation kills societies-- entitlements, social programs etc. are the prerequisites to disaster.
Please provide some arguments and no mindless attacks. In the fifties and sixties, tax rates were much higher. Economic growth was also higher!
I have no problem with the very rich, good for them. But they should pay more taxes. Why do you think the credit score of the US has been downgraded?? Solution is easy, cut spending on certain areas and raise taxes. However, just suggesting raising the taxes........ Even Warren Buffet advocates higher taxes, but for some reason it is not open for an open discussion.
There are numerous countries in the word who have higher taxes then the US and living there is better for the AVERAGE citizen. A shame really because in the fifties and sixties, the US was the number ONE place to live for the AVERAGE citizen. Currently, it is not. How many people are struggling to survive, have multiple jobs, work their asses off and their future is quite uncertain.
I am waiting for your solution... Let me guess, kill the beast, cut welfare (those lazy bastards!), lower taxes....