the top 1% owns 35% of the wealth in the country...boo hooThis system is not sustainable, if you don't see it, you're an ignoramus, a democrat, or both. Sorry, it's true.
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allow me to share some enlightening data on who pays what income tax in the United States. We have a progressive (or regressive if you choose to look it the tax code correctly) in 2009, the latest available figures on income tax collection:
• The top 1%(1.4 million) paid 40.42% on income of $2.8 trillion.
• The top 2.5%( 5.65 million) paid 20.2%
• The top 5%( 7 million) paid 60%
• The top 10% paid 71.2% of all income taxes on income of $4.227 trillion.
Collected taxes :$794 billion
The bottom 50% of American taxpayers paid only 7.89 % of all Federal taxes collected !!
from 1989 to 2010, the worth of the 1...that's 1% went up 4.4% while the bottom 50% dropped 2%
the rich get richer by stealing money from the rest...plain and simple and you are just one of their toadies
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