Originally Posted by mmcnulty
I don't understand why people who make more should pay less.
Which brings to mind another persistently irritating issue, that of participation in this big experiment.
I don't understand why people who make less should pay nothing.
Understanding that it's a bit simplistic, nevertheless, I'll throw this one out anyway.
Individually, I pay more total dollars in income tax than tens of millions of my fellow working citizens combined.
Can that possibly be "right", equitable, good for the country?