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The Flat Tax the U.S. Effectively Already Has

Bob570 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 8:40 AM
Throughout history, Tyrants, and that includes Marxists, have considered the Middle Class, and Capitalism their principle enemy. The Middle Class because Financial independence breeds political independence, and Capitalism, because it produces the Middle Class.

Harvard economist Greg Mankiw offered a unique observation following the release of the findings of a CBO study on the effective marginal tax rates that many Americans really pay on their incomes, after taking into account any government assistance they might receive and the income levels at which their welfare benefits phase out:

The Congressional Budget Office has a new study of effective federal marginal tax rates for low and moderate income workers (those below 450 percent...
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