The people elect nothing but cowards. They are not arguing about the debt they are arguing about arguing about the debt.
According to new data from the IRS, people who make $1 million or more had an average tax rate of 20.4 percent in 2010. Tax filers who earned $30,000 to $50,000 paid an average rate of 4.8 percent, while those who made between $50,000 and $100,000 paid 7.7 percent. Those making under $30,000 had a negative effective rate, meaning they paid no federal income taxes after deductions and credits.
Does this not show that the rich already pay almost 3 times what the next level does? So when they rise the tax on the rich and it fails to produce they will just hit the next level say you for it for them now you have to step up.