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The Rich Don't Pay Enough?

ron4291 Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 11:18 AM
We had the same problem with King George. He vowed never to give up his tax throat hold on the colonies. We solved that one. We'll solve this one. Our method of taxation will be changed, one way or another.
If you listen to America's political hacks, mainstream media talking heads and their socialist allies, you can't help but reach the conclusion that the nation's tax burden is borne by the poor and middleclass while the rich get off scot-free.

Stephen Moore, senior economics writer for The Wall Street Journal, and I'm proud to say former GMU economics student, wrote "The U.S. Tax System: Who Really Pays?" in the Manhattan Institute's Issue 2012 (8/12). Let's see whether the rich are paying their "fair" share.

According to IRS 2007 data, the richest 1 percent of Americans earned 22 percent of national personal income but...