A wealth tax will NEVER happen. All the politicians would be required to pay that. As would the wealthy, who, as it satnds now, will never pay an extra dime of the new 'tax the rich' BS Obama keeps spouting. Those taxes are on INCOME not wealth. Most of the truly rich, the 1% as it were, don't make an income. They recieve their money in the form of divedends, profit sharing, stock options etc etc etc. Those things are not INCOME. Income is a pay check recieved from an employer.