The vast majority of that "Other Half" do pay taxes, in the form of sales tax, property tax, other govt. fees, just not income taxes because they earn so little. Furthermore, the taxes they do pay are regressive and disproportionate to their income levels. And of course, many in that 'other half' category, are the sick and aged, students, retirees, single parents and others who can least afford to pay anything.<quoted text>When only half the country pays income tax
I know you never be able comprehend why we have a progressive tax system, how it works and why it is far superior to other tax schemes, but we have been over this numerous times ad-nauseum and you sound like a broken record.