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Why do you believe that having the wealthy pay the same tax rate as the middle class is an assault on freedom?

Don't the wealthy benefit as much or more than the middle class from a government intended to established justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty; a government which allows individuals to use their abilities to gain and hold great wealth? If so, then how can requiring the rich to pay taxes at the same rate as the middle class be considered "class warfare" or "the politics of envy" as some political pundits have claimed?

Asked By: - 4/14/2012
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First off it's not fair to tax ANYBODY rich or poor more based on things such as skin color, religion, economic class, politics, etc. Obama's tax is a deliberate effort to portray the upper middle class as White, wealthy, Jewish and unworthy of that wealth... More
Answered By: draciron - 4/14/2012
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class warfare! class warfare! class warfare!
Answered By: Tony - 4/14/2012
 
They already pay the majority of taxes. Obama should talk about the bottom feeders paying nothing
Answered By: Tripp Smith - 4/14/2012
 
They do pay taxes at the same rate. Actually, they pay taxes at a higher rate. You're conflating different types of taxes, namely the federal income tax and the capital gains tax. They are different taxes and they're not supposed to be at the same rate. In fact, the capital gains is intentionally lower than the income... More
Answered By: TheOrange Evil - 4/14/2012
 
With your statement in mind when you make more you should pay more, and as i understand it the protus only wants to reverse the tax cuts bringing them to a previous level since the cuts as advertised did not stimulate the economy just secured for the ultra rich and corporate community a bigger profit margin, while at... More
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Answered By: kL - 4/14/2012
 
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