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: Kenneth H - 4/14/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
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
Additional Answers (4)
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
Answered By: kL - 4/14/2012
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
No Scam. Realistic $87 Per Hour. No Schedule. Nice Pay. Start Today!
$47/hr Real Work at home Job. Computer Required. Apply Online!
Find job openings in your area. Apply for open job positions today.
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.