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The Largest Tax Increase Since World War II

June56 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 1:00 PM
Amen to all of that and YES start with Education first. Duncan is out of control with his spending and the funds spent on Race to the top program which is nothing more then making a bunch of administrators rich while our kids are truly left behind.
Fully going over the fiscal cliff would be the largest tax increase since World War II, according to the Tax Foundation and will result in the highest top tax rates in decades. They've composed a chart tracking marginal rates since 1954. Take a look at the end, and the size of the jump projected in tax rates:

Keep in mind that as rates have come down, average tax revenue has stayed roughly the same. Reforms to the U.S. tax code have given us one of the most - if not the single most - progressive...