Republicans say, "The poor pay nothing for taxes." Again; It is a lie.
All Americans pay 15.3% of their income to the government on their first dollar earned up to a limit of about $107k. It's SOCIAL SECURITY and MEDICARE TAXES.
Warren Buffet has said that he pays a lower percentage on his income tax than his secretary does. He said his income was one billion U.S. dollars and his secretary made $40k per year. He's a capitalist and a truth teller.
I support an additional wartime gas tax to pay for our military efforts in Afghanistan. War is not free as assumed by Republicans reading this.