(urth) Gene Wolfe's Politics

David Stockhoff dstockhoff at verizon.net
Sat Mar 28 14:43:16 PDT 2009

Yeah, whatever. Tax rates for the wealthiest are lower than they have ever been. And corporations still pay nothing.

Facts, facts, facts. Who needs them?


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Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 23:40:55 -0400 (EDT)
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Subject: Re: (urth) Gene Wolfe's Politics
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Not that class warriors were ever swayed by facts, but from

Some quick statistics: The top 1% of earners pay 21.20% of all taxes paid
at an average rate of 24%, the top 2 - 5% of earners pay 14.55% of all
taxes at an average of 18% (Top 5% pay @36% of all tax) The bottom 50% pay
3% of all tax collected at an average rate of 2.98%.



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